Welcome to the Rice e-Hub in Gambia 


This site provides quick access to information related to rice sector development in Gambia. 

1. The Ministry of Agriculture 

2. The Ministry of Evironment, Science, Technology and Innovation.

3. National Rice Development Strategy – click here to gain access to the national strategy, the rice profile, the rice map and other news related to the progresss of implementation

4. The entry point for the rice hub activities is the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI). The Director General is Dr. Babou Ousman Jobe.The rice hub contact point is Famara Jaiteh of National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI). 

5. There are 6 Rice Research Taskforce active in Gambia as listed below with the focal point in the country:

  • Agronomy: Jaiteh Famara (NARI)
  • Breeding: Absa Jaw (NARI)
  • Gender: Kenbugul Jaiteh (NARI)
  • Mechanization: Mathew  GOMEZ (NARI)
  • Processing and Value Addition: Matthiew Gomez (NARI)
  • Policy and Economy: Mary Mendy (NARI)

This is the virtual platform for the rice hubs of AfricaRice. It uses and contributes to the eRAILS system of FARA . Disclaimer