Aug 11, 2009, 10:16 AM
The Gambia reduced the prevalence of undernourishment from 13.3% in 1990-92 to 6% in 2012-2014; at a time when the proportion of undernourishment in the world population stands at 11.3% and in Africa at 20.5%.
It would be recalled that His Excellency the President dedicated this award to the farming community in general and to women farmers in CRR, URR, LRR, NRR and WCR.
The celebration will be held in Kanilai from 30th January to 1st February 2015.The programme of activities includes recitation of the Holy Quran on Friday the 30th, exhibition of local agricultural products; a Zikarr Session on Saturday the 31st; a march-past by farmers, women and youth groups; and entertainment by cultural groups.
The Zikarr Session will be from 9 P.M. and it should be noted that no one-man group will be allowed to perform.
His Excellency the President, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh invites everyone to participate in this national celebration.