Additional constraints in Gambian Agriculture

Decreasing and irregular precipitation causes additional constraints for rural population

Agriculture is the backbone of the Gambia’s economy both in terms of output (about 30% GDP) and employment about 75 percent of the total labor force engaged in agriculture of which most are subsistence farmers. These 75 percent of the population are mostly living under less than $1.25 per day. more…

Made in The Gambia

Food Processing in The Gambia

On my way to Dutabullu hot desert wind is burning my skin, utensils for cheesemaking strung on the backrack of Malangs motorbike, my hopes and expectations shrunk to almost zero. How shall I be able to produce cheese under these conditions? more…

How can Development Projects be sustainable

Why Sustainability should be measurable

Sustainability is en vogue. No other concept seems to be used that excessively and thoughtlessly at present. Everything should be sustainable, if it is thought to be good. That’s the way world trade and world view, as well as detergents and development politics might altogether be sustainable. In this foggy and phoney situation it might help to reflect upon the concept and its meaning. more…

Behavioural Change

If Sub-Saharan people change behavioural patterns, it will make a big change

According to the Oxford Dictionary, behaviour is defined as the way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially toward others. Behavioural change in this case I would define as the way in which people, communities react or conduct themselves towards issues affecting them. more…