Photo credit: Amadou Sowe/yve/220819/PARKSANDWHILDLIFEOFFICE/Abuko
On a separate mission on the same 22nd August 2019, representatives from the Young Volunteers for the Environment YVE Gambia further visited the Department of Parks and Wildlife at Abuko Nature Reserve to have a meeting with Mr. Kawsu Jammeh. The main purpose of the meeting was to form a possible partnership network the said institution.
During our arrival in the Nature Reserve, we were received by Mr. Kawsu Jammeh the Environmental and Education officer for Parks and Wildlife. Again, a short introduction of members was made and this was proceeded by a brief introduction of the organization(YVE Gambia) with it goals, mission, visions, objectives and focus areas such as climate change, Culture and Biodiversity, Energy etc. Joe further explained our reason for the visit which was based on establishing a possible partnership network between YVE Parks and Wildlife.
According to Kawsu Jammeh, he was very delighted hearings us talking about Environmental related issues such as climate change Biodiversity, water sanitation etc. He then went further to introduced himself to us and also told us, their focus area which was mainly about Environmental related issues which YVE is already engage on and for that reason, he said, it will be a great thing to have a partnership network with us. He advised us to write a partnership request directed to the Director and assured us his support in partnering with them.
He is also told us, he have an organisation called Sahel Wetland and Conservation which he Will want YVE to sign an MoU with.
He concluded by assuring us a possible partnership network between YVE and Parks and Wildlife.
Amadou sowe program Assistant Officer YVE Gambia.