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The 5th Joint Committee Meeting of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between The Gambia and the European Union
20th Feb
2024

The 5th Joint Committee Meeting of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between The Gambia and the European Union

The deputy Permanent Secretary of Finance and Admin at the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and…

The Department of Fisheries is holding a five-data collection in fisheries management for it staff
20th Feb
2024

The Department of Fisheries is holding a five-data collection in fisheries management for it staff

The Department of Fisheries is holding a five-data collection in fisheries management for its staff from…

Marine Scientists Descended in Banjul for a Five-Day Meeting
19th Jan
2024

Marine Scientists Descended in Banjul for a Five-Day Meeting

Marine scientists from Senegal, the European Union, and the Gambia are in Banjul for a five-day meeting.…

DPS SAMATEH THUMBS UP METROLOGY (MET) UNIT AT THE AIRPORT
31st Jul
2023

DPS SAMATEH THUMBS UP METROLOGY (MET) UNIT AT THE AIRPORT

The deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters…

Gambian Professor Elected as Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Vice Chair of Working Group II
28th Jul
2023

Gambian Professor Elected as Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Vice Chair of Working Group II

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has elected a Gambian born Professor as its new…

Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources, FAO Meet Communities Over New Project
30th May
2023

Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources, FAO Meet Communities Over New Project

Officials from the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly matters and Food and…

The Department of Water Resources Galvanizes Efforts To Improve Water And Sanitation
18th May
2023

The Department of Water Resources Galvanizes Efforts To Improve Water And Sanitation

In order to improve and address the data gaps in the water and sanitation sector in The Gambia, the Department…

Ministry of Fisheries, FAO hold ‘Gender Desk’ operationalization meeting
12th May
2023

Ministry of Fisheries, FAO hold ‘Gender Desk’ operationalization meeting

For a collaborative approach, the FAO in conjunction with the Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources and…

The President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow  signed the two Instruments of ratification on  13th April, 2023.
14th Apr
2023

The President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow signed the two Instruments of ratification on 13th April, 2023.

The two instruments are the Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses…

WADAF NASCOM Jointly Initiate Fisheries Co-Management Committee
14th Mar
2023

WADAF NASCOM Jointly Initiate Fisheries Co-Management Committee

The National Sole Fisheries Co-Management Committee (NASCOM) in collaboration with WADAF on March 14…

Fisheries Department Boss Returns From Scientific Event
3rd Mar
2023

Fisheries Department Boss Returns From Scientific Event

The deputy director of the Department of Fisheries Momodou Sidibeh has returned home after attending…

FAO Hands Over Fish-Smoking Houses to communities
5th Dec
2022

FAO Hands Over Fish-Smoking Houses to communities

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Gambia office on Friday 9th December 2022 handed over fish…

Department of Fisheries holds two days interagency workshop
28th Nov
2022

Department of Fisheries holds two days interagency workshop

The Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources and National Assembly Matters…

Fisheries Department Poised To Transform The Value Chain
31st Oct
2022

Fisheries Department Poised To Transform The Value Chain

The Department of Fisheries is galvanizing efforts to ensure that the fishing and the fisheries value…

Fisheries department holds three day consultation meeting with Stakeholders
27th Oct
2022

Fisheries department holds three day consultation meeting with Stakeholders

The department of Fisheries recently concluded a three-day consultative meeting with stakeholders on…

Four Millions Euros for Oyster farmers in The Gambia
29th Sep
2022

Four Millions Euros for Oyster farmers in The Gambia

The Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO) Gambia office in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries,…

Government pumps D10M into rural water projects
22nd Sep
2022

Government pumps D10M into rural water projects

The Deputy Permanent Secretary (DPS) at the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources, and National Assembly…

First steering committee on Gender Mainstreaming held
21st Sep
2022

First steering committee on Gender Mainstreaming held

The Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources National Assembly Matters (MoFWR-NAMs) in collaboration with…

LAUNCHING OF RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROJECT (PHASE IV) –JICA, MoFWR-NAMs
25th Jul
2022

LAUNCHING OF RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROJECT (PHASE IV) –JICA, MoFWR-NAMs

The Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources and National Assembly Matters (MoFWR-NAMs) in collaboration…

DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES  SEASONAL RAINFALL PREDICTION FOR JULY-AUGUST- SEPTEMBER (JAS) 2022  &  SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GAMBIA
24th May
2022
Fisheries Officers Trained on Digital Data Collection
22nd Feb
2022

Fisheries Officers Trained on Digital Data Collection

The Department of Fisheries in collaboration with the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) and the…

WASCAL Hands over Automatic Hydrological Sensors to DWR
8th Feb
2022

WASCAL Hands over Automatic Hydrological Sensors to DWR

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adopted Land Use (WASCAL) on Tuesday 8th…

UNIT HEADS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES PRESENTS SELF-ASSESSMENT REPORTS
29th Sep
2021
ONBOARD OBSERVERS COMMENCE TRAINING ON DATA COLLECTION ON SEABIRDS, SEA TURTLES
27th Sep
2021
PLANNING MEETING FOR GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN THE FISHERIES SECTOR HELD
17th Aug
2021

PLANNING MEETING FOR GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN THE FISHERIES SECTOR HELD

The Department of Fisheries in collaboration with FAO recently held a planning meeting for gender mainstreaming…

Training Of Fishing Vessel Observers
11th Aug
2021

Training Of Fishing Vessel Observers

The department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters…

ECOWAS Commission Fact Finding Mission in The Gambia Fishing Sector Underway
8th Jul
2021
WFP HANDS OVER 4 AUTOMATED WEATHER STATIONS TO GOV’T
30th Jun
2021

WFP HANDS OVER 4 AUTOMATED WEATHER STATIONS TO GOV’T

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) with funding from EU today, Wednesday, 30th June 2021, handed…

CSRWASHDEP HANDS OVER MOTORCYCLES TO DATA COLLECTORS
1st Jun
2021

CSRWASHDEP HANDS OVER MOTORCYCLES TO DATA COLLECTORS

The Gambia Climate Smart Rural WASH Development Project (CSRWASHDEP) which aims to increase access to…

DEPT. FISHERIES DISTRIBUTES MATERIALS, COVID-19 RELIEF ITEMS ACROSS THE NATION
11th May
2021
Gambia Hosts 2nd Ecowas Hydromet Forum
20th Apr
2021

Gambia Hosts 2nd Ecowas Hydromet Forum

The second edition of the ECOWAS Hydromet forum, Gender and Drought Risk Reduction (DRR) Platform commenced…

DATA COLLECTORS TRAINED ON DIGITISED FISH PRICE INFORMATION
13th Apr
2021

DATA COLLECTORS TRAINED ON DIGITISED FISH PRICE INFORMATION

The Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters…

Department of Water Resources Gets New Office Structure Worth Over D15M
2nd Mar
2021
2 fish feed mills, aquaculture facility in Jahally, Kuloro inaugurated
10th Jul
2020

2 fish feed mills, aquaculture facility in Jahally, Kuloro inaugurated

The government of The Gambia, through the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly…

50,000 rural dwellers to benefit from solar-powered water supply
8th Jul
2020

50,000 rural dwellers to benefit from solar-powered water supply

James F. Gomez, minister of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters, while answering…

Fisheries minister rubbishes illegal fishing claims
7th Jul
2020

Fisheries minister rubbishes illegal fishing claims

Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters Minister James F.P. Gomez has debunked claims…

Press Release on this year's Rainfall Forecast
1st Jun
2020
In support of Combating COVID-19
31st Mar
2020

In support of Combating COVID-19

The Department of Fisheries (DoFISH) under the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly…

Inauguration of the Bansang Hydrological Headquarters in Central River Region (CRR)
5th Mar
2020

Inauguration of the Bansang Hydrological Headquarters in Central River Region (CRR)

The Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters (MoFWR&NAMs) on Wednesday 4th…

The launching of Ministry's new website and Fisheries Information System (FIS)
3rd Feb
2020

The launching of Ministry's new website and Fisheries Information System (FIS)

The Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters recently on Thursday 30th January,…

Training of Fisheries Officers on Electronic Data collection via Mobile App
22nd Jan
2020

Training of Fisheries Officers on Electronic Data collection via Mobile App

A two-day electronic data collection training working organizer by Forte Innovation in collaboration…

The Chinese Government donated office equipment worth D2m to the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources
8th Jan
2020

The Chinese Government donated office equipment worth D2m to the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources

The Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters on Monday 6th January 2020,…

Gambia Navy Intercepts 6 Vessels In Barra for illegal fishing
7th Jan
2020

Gambia Navy Intercepts 6 Vessels In Barra for illegal fishing

Gambian authorities on Christmas day intercepted six foreign vessels found fishing in a prohibited area…

Fire Incident Consumes Confidential Files At Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters
3rd Dec
2019

Fire Incident Consumes Confidential Files At Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters

The Gambia Fire and Rescue Service have on Monday mounted investigation on the cause of a fire outbreak…

There Was Misinformation On The EU, Gambia Fisheries Agreement’ P.S Fisheries, Water Resources
31st Dec
2018

There Was Misinformation On The EU, Gambia Fisheries Agreement’ P.S Fisheries, Water Resources

Dr. Bamba Banja, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources, said there were…

EU signs Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement with The Republic of The Gambia
22nd Oct
2018

EU signs Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement with The Republic of The Gambia

Last Friday, the EU and The Republic of The Gambia signed a new Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement…

1st Jan
1970

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