Thursday, April 15, 2021
As part of the Government’s response to the negative economic effects resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Nutrition Agency quickly put in place basic delivery systems and provided support to over 78,000 households in 30 of the poorest...
Monday, December 21, 2020
Climate change disproportionately impacts the world’s most impoverished. So, experts are asking, why can’t they receive direct compensation and support?
Africa, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Asia, Bhutan, India, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom, Europe
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought. The countries benefitting include Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and the Gambia. ...
Africa, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that it will transfer to participating elementary schools and early childhood development centres an initial amount of more than US$ 370,000 (D 18.5 million) to provide daily meals for up to...
Friday, August 17, 2018
The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today pledged to increase support for regional efforts addressing the critical...
Africa, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Cash-for-Work component of the European Union (EU) Funded “Post-Crises Response to Food and Nutrition insecurity in The Gambia” in Central River Region (South and North) has recently came to an end at Jahally rice fields.
The Food and Agriculture...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Farmers in the Central River Region (CRR) have described an intervention led by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) as ‘life changing’ that paid them more than 12 million dalasis within six months.
The initiative name “...
Monday, May 7, 2018
National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) recently convened a synergy to complement the efforts of The Gambia government to address maternal nutrition challenges of lactating mothers with children under the age of two years.
Funded by the European Union (EU),...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
A British born Jamaican and now Senegalese entrepreneur Saadiya Sy has recently initiated a project called Attaya Attire. The project is expected to create an environment where economic growth and poverty reduction will be promoted through...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
IT was a gathering of Trade Unions and civil society organisations, CSOs in the West African sub-region on the auspices of West African Networking Meeting on Continental Rights Based Social Protection Project.
Africa, Gambia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia