Sep 22, 2021, 11:52 AM
At least 16 Red Cross volunteers drawn from various branches in the country recently held a five-day Training of Trainers (TOT) forum held at the National Technical Training Centre in Yundum.
State House, Banjul, 26th August 2021: His Excellency the President of the Republic, President Adama Barrow, has in recent months assented to several Acts of the National Assembly including the following seven Acts;
• National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority Act, 2021
• Petroleum Commission Act, 2021
• Tourism Offences (Amendment) Act, 2021
• Persons with Disabilities Act, 2021
• National Assembly Service Act, 2021
• Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2021 and the most recent is the Access to Information Act, 2021.
These new laws represent a wide range of critical socio-economic interests that the President has relentlessly pursued since assuming office. Assenting to the Acts makes them legally binding laws of the Republic of The Gambia. The President has demonstrated commitment to the socio-economic transformation of Gambians, inclusive growth and fostering democracy.
West African Network for Peace Building [WANEP] Gambia, with support from UNDP, last Thursday convened a round table discussion of national and international partners on establishing infrastructure for peace in The Gambia.
The EU-funded Tekki Fii Project implemented by GIZ under its business development component supports over 600 young cassava farmers, from WCR, LRR, and URR on the agricultural value chain through training in agropreneurship, organic farming and cooperative formation.
As Curriculum Research, Evolution and Development Directorate (CREDD) dissemination meeting under MoBSE’s reached the National Assembly, the principal investigator of the project has informed the National Assembly Select Committee on Health, Women, Children, Refugees, Disaster, and Humanitarian Relief the relevance of Comprehensive Health Education (CHE) to students both in-and-out of school.