Gambia: Go-Wamer Boosts Parks and Wildlife With Equipment

The Governance of Marine and Management of coastal resources dubbed Go-Wamer, yesterday gave out materials to the Department of Parks and Wildlife management at a ceremony held at the Nature Reserve in Abuko.

The donated materials included 20 wheelbarrows, 20 cutlasses, 20 garden forks, 20 spades, 20 shovels, 20 rakes and 200 hand gloves worth a hundred thousand dalasis.

Speaking at the presentation, the national expert and coordinator of Go-Wamer project in The Gambia, Babanding Kanyi, said the Go-Wamer project is funded by the European Union and is being implemented by UNDP, Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources.

He said they have chalked three positive results in the Go-Wamer project and the result is to strengthen and develop initiatives for the management of marine and coastal resources that touches the department of parks and wildlife management.

"We have developed two management plans with the department of parks and wildlife management for Tanbi Wetland and Bao Bolong," he declared.

He divulged that for Tanbi National Park, one of the recommended actions is to conduct beach cleansing exercise as well as present these materials to parks and wildlife management to conduct the exercise.

Source : Allafrica/ http://bit.ly/2iquZsf

A propos

Couvrant six pays le Cap-Vert, la Gambie, la Guinée, la Guinée-Bissau,la Mauritanie et le Sénégal, le programme Go-WAMER a pour objectif premier de contribuer à la réduction de la pauvreté et au renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire des communautés côtières de l’écorégion WAMER.  

Dans cette optique, le Programme s'est efforcé d'améliorer la gouvernance et de promouvoir les bonnes pratiques en matière d'utilisation durable des ressources marines et côtières au sein de l’écorégion WAMER.

 

Contacts

Coordination régionale du Programme Go-WAMER
M. Arnaud COMOLET / Coordonnateur régional
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