Public Commenting from NARI for Draft Gambian Standards

public commenting

The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) is the only Agricultural research institute in the country that is mandated by an act of parliament to provide technical solutions to the problems of producers and inform policy makers on options to increase agricultural production and productivity by conducting applied client oriented and adaptive research without detriment to the natural resource base and to the environment
NARI is responsible for providing technical, analytical, diagnostic and advisory services and up-to-date information to the agriculture sector.

As key stakeholder, the bureau inline with its standard development procedures and other International Standards Development Procedures of ISO/IEC Guide 21-1-1 and WTO code of practice for standards development, engaged and had a fruitful stakeholder engagement meeting with the technical staff of Nari to sound their opinion to solicit comments on the draft standards (Good Agricultural Practices for Rice and Storage and Warehouse Requirements for Rice)
The meeting was held at Nari’s main office in Brikama, on the 30th November, 2021.