Three Year Mangrove project launched in CRR
Updated: Sep 25, 2021
Justice MK Saidykhan reports
The launching was presided over by the regional Governor of CRR Hon Sheriff Abba Sanyang, and in attendance were representatives from National Environmental Agency, Regional Forestry Department, EBA, Regional Youth and Sport Coordinator, Regional Youth Committee, The Young and some relevant authorities. The project is geared towards reforestation of mangrove and strengthening of local capacities for mangrove protection to secure the livelihood of people in coastal areas and to contribute to climate protection in The Gambia.
The project will run for a period of three years (2021-2024) and will have central focuses on mangrove restoration, climate change education, awareness raising at schools, exchange visits with partner organizations in Senegal and will create job opportunities for young people and women.Naturefriends International"