By Olimatou Coker
At least 30 participants have recently benefited from training on good governance and management of the committee.
The training was organised by the National Coordinating Organisation of Farmers Association (NACOFA) held at NACOFA’s sub office in Brikama.
Speaking at the forum, Alieu Sowe, the coordinator of NACOFA, harped on the importance of the training. He said the objective of the training was to organise the women fraternity of NACOFA coming from 16 farmers and forest federations in the Gambia, who are members of NACOFA.
It capacitised the elected officials of the women wing on good governance and management skills in order for the committee to be able to enhance the task given to them during the national congress held in August 2016 in Jarra.|
Sowe added that the second aspect is looking at a strategic plan of the women wing of NACOFA in the next 18 months. “In what they do, want to engage in and how will they work towards promoting the welfare of the members,” he said.
Bakoto Mboge, the president of women’s wing, said the training is very important to them because since they came in to date, they never had such vital training before on the aspect of empowering women