Hon. Minister of MECCNAR and FAO Rep. Country Wide Tour

The Ministry of Environment Climate Change and Natural Resources embarked on a joint country wide tour with FAO from 23rd - 26th  April 2018. The tour, which is a periodic activity of the Ministry, was aimed at obtaining first-hand information of the projects and programs of the Ministry. It was also aimed at sensitizing the local authorities on the new forest legislation (Forest Act 2018) and the Forest Policy.

The Hon. Lamin B. Dibba and FAO Resident Rep were accompanied by the staff of both the Ministry and her line departments/ Agency and FAO.

Department of Parks and Wildlife Management and Abuko Tourism Company Signing Ceremony

The Memorandum of Agreement

The signing ceremony meeting of the Memorandum of Agreement took place on the 24th July 2018 at the offices of the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources. This MoA was signed between the Department of Parks and Wildlife Management (DPWM) and the Abuko Tourism Company (ATC) Gambia Limited for a private investment and management of the Abuko Nature Reserve.

The Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Construction of MECCNAR Office Complex

Statement of Hon.Minister Lamin B. Dibba, Abuko 17th August 2019


Your Excellency the Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray

Hon. Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service

Hon. Ministers and Cabinet Colleagues

Permanent Secretaries and

Deputy Permanent Secretaries and Senior Government officials

Lord Mayors and Regional Governors and their Delegations

Imams and Alkalolo

Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps

Representatives of key implementing and executing institutions

Ladies and Gentlemen,

All protocols duly observed

First of all, I would like to welcome you all to this short yet auspicious event, the laying of the foundation stone of our office complex here in Abuko, which formally commences the construction works of the new Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources complex, envisioned not only to house the Ministry but also our line departments: the Department of Forestry and the Department of Parks and Wildlife Management.