Gambia

The Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Policy (2009 - 2015) (GOTG/ANR, 2009)

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2009
The Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy (ANR) is part of the Gambia's Poverty Reduction Strategies to operationalise its Vision 2020 via enhancing the capacity and output of agriculture with emphasis on producti e capacities of the poor and vulnerable populations. The ANR aims at halving the proportion of the poor and those who suffer from hunger by 2015 and 2020 respectively.

To advance poverty reduction, counter adverse climatic conditions and reverse degradatoin of lands, forestry is promoted (art. II.5). The institutionalisation of adaptation capacities through partnerships with NGOs, civil societies, private sector and concerned government organizations is also pursued.

Documents
  • At least 20% of the total land area will be under effective forest management by 2015
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2009
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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