CITES is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
In his native village, Modou started small scale agriculture, involving in animal husbandry and on a barren land he enriched the soil with the use of self-made local fertilizers to cultivate both fruit and vegetable crops.
The‘Banjul Declaration’ is a statement made by the then President Sir DawdaKairaba Jawara (DK) in 1977, aimed at calling attention to the need to protectThe Gambia’s quickly vanishing flora and fauna.
The ecosystem restoration plan (ERP) is a multi-agency efforts aimed at improving and increasing aquatic and terrestrial’s habitats and ecological function along the river Gambia and its tributaries.
Governance of marine and management of coastal resources dubbed ‘GO-Wamer’ has recently concluded sensitization for fishermen on fisheries Act of 2007 and regulation. The training is designed to raise the awareness of the fishermen in fisheries act of 2007 and fisheries regulation 2008 as well as promote the best practices for appropriate usages of fishing nets by the fishermen in Gambian waters.
The department of parks and wildlife management has recently embarked on environmental regeneration exercise at Tanbi National Park in the outskirt of Bakau. The mangrove planting exercise according to the organizers is meant to restore the ecosystem as well as restore the biodiversity of the wetland in the country.