Standard Bureau holds, evaluates technical meeting

Nov 24, 2020, 10:53 AM | Article By: Sankulleh Gibril Janko

The Standard Bureau of the Gambia's Food and Agricultural Products Technical Committee held an evaluating meeting on the sub committee.

The evaluation meeting was held recently the NaNA hall along Bertil Harding Highway.

The sub committee presented its standards it has reviewed which is to be evaluated and approved by the Food and Agricultural Products Committee.

Once the sub committee's developed standards have been approved, it will be moved to the standard procedural state of public commenting which would last 30 days before another meeting is convened by the same committee.

This will give chance to the public to make comments and the necessary changes be made before a standard will be developed.

It will then be taken to the last stage when it will be approved by the board or the standard bureau.

Ebrima Sanyang, Project Director said the project aims to transform the rice sector especially URR and CRR, two regions that are set to benefit from the project.

The project equally aims to promote two types of rice while it is tasked to revitalise rice production.

The project hopes to cut rice importation by 50% in The Gambia

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Dr v2. Ceesay
CA unveils 68-page manifesto to reverse Gambia’s underdevelopment
Dec 7, 2020, 1:45 PM

Citizens’ Alliance Party (CA) on Saturday unveiled the party manifesto of four critical pillars to reversing Gambia’s underdevelopment.

cds d
GAF has zero tolerance for torture-- CDS Drammeh
Aug 3, 2020, 2:53 PM

The Chief of Defence Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has underscored that GAF high command is ready to work with the government in its reconciliation process through the countrys Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and other mechanism.

MoHERST confirms release of stimulus package for non-gov’t funded overseas Gambian students
Oct 16, 2020, 11:52 AM

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MoHERST) says at the level of the Ministry, payments, amounting to D32, 915, 880 meant to serve as a stimulus package for non-government funded Gambian students studying abroad, had already been effected.

Jallow and Barrow
CA tells gov’t to bring home Gambian victims of human trafficking
Aug 18, 2020, 12:46 PM

Citizens’ Alliance Party (CA) has urged the government of President Adama Barrow to bring our trafficked sisters back home, saying the party is concerned that the government is doing little, if anything to help bring these Gambian women back home.