Historical growth rates are ordinary least squares estimates from annual data, which include rice in milled form. Projected growth rates not in parentheses measure the growth rate from absolute levels to projected levels innot adjusting for differences in regional definitions or for the different base years. Projected growth rates in parentheses are measured from the base year actually used by each study for FAO, for IFPRI, for World Bank as these data were known at the time the studies were conducted.
The Gambia Orientation Identification. Republic of The Gambia is the official name of The Gambia. The country was named after the Gambia River, which flows from East to West for three hundred miles, the entire length of the country.
Gambia is a small country with a population of 1. It straddles the Gambia River on either side.
Gambia is on the western coast of Africa, surrounded on three sides by Senegal. Situated on a sandy peninsula between the mouth of the Gambia River and the Atlantic Ocean, Banjul, the capital, was founded by the British as Bathurst in as a base for suppressing the slave trade. The Gambians changed its name to Banjul ineight years after independence.
Gambia is the smallest country in Africa with a total area of 4, square miles 11, square kilometersslightly less than twice the size of Delaware.
Gambia has the typical West African climate: It is a relatively flat land with its lowest point being sea level at the Atlantic Ocean with the maximum elevation being Feet 53 meters in the surrounding low hills.
The Gambia River is the dominant geographical feature of the country, providing both a useful means of transportation and irrigation as well as a rich ground for fishing, boating, and sailing.
The total population of Gambia, from a July estimate, is 1, The main ethnic groups in Gambia are the Mandingo 42 percent of the overall populationWolof 16 percentFulani 18 percentJola 10 percentSerahuli 9 percentother Africans 4 percentand non-Africans 1 percent.
By age, the population is distributed as follows: The population is growing at a rate of 3. The birthrate is The infant mortality rate is Average life expectancy is English is the official language but indigenous languages include Mandinka, Wolof, and Fula.
History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. The first written mention of Gambia is in the work of Hanno the Carthaginian in his writings about his voyage to West Africa in B. Its various ethnic groups migrated to Gambia from different areas of West Africa.Civil Society, NGOs, and Development in Ethiopia A Snapshot View The World Bank Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey Clark. The Role of NGOs and Civil Society in Global Environmental Governance Barbara Gemmill and Abimbola Bamidele-Izu summary This chapter identifies five major roles that civil society might play in.
The chapter then moves on to a discussion of the critical role of governments in choosing the appropriate combinations of monetary, fiscal, trade, investment and social policies to create an economic environment that is conducive to the attainment of food security.
between the state and NGOs was portrayed as limited to aspects of a coalition’s belief system concern the relative provide a theoretical background for understanding the roles of NGOs in.
Hence NGOs in Bangladesh can continue playing the role of catalyst in the attainment of sustainable economic growth and development provided, an endurable, warm and dependable relationship is there between the Government and NGOs where both are .
Our Common Future, Chapter 2: Towards Sustainable Development - A/42/ Annex, Chapter 2 - an element of the body of UN Documents for earth stewardship and international decades for a culture of peace and non-violence for the children of the world.