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High Impact Tourism Training

Janjanbureh

Begins August 18th

Ends August 19th



This 2-day training aims at improving the tourism industry in The Gambia. In the first day, people will benefit of a Service Excellence Training, and on the second day Waiter Training.

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ITC

Enhancing Agricultural Entrepreneurial Skills of Gambian Youths

West Coast and Central River Regions

Begins September 01st

Ends November 30th



The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) in partnership with the International Trade Centre will conduct four training courses of Gambian youths on (I) certified seed production, (II) plant propagation techniques, (III) backyard fish pond construction, and (IV) fish and livestock feed formulations. The target is to train at least 40 youths within the age bracket of 15-35 to enhance thei...

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The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

Course on Quality Management

Begins October 02nd

Ends October 06th



The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) and International Trade Centre (ITC) invite Gambian youth to its first "Training of Trainers course on Quality Management"

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Training Course on Food Safety

Begins October 09th

Ends October 13th



The Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia (FSQA) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are partnering through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to create a new generation of leaders in food safety systems. Ideal candidates are passionate about quality and food safety and are ready to train fellow Gambians following the training of trainers. They may also be trained as auditors of...

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FSQA

Skills training scholarships



Scholarship for Gambian youths to pursue employability skills development training in any of the following areas of study: (1) Satellite Receiver Installation; (2) Mobile Phone Repairs; (3) Laptop Repairs. Deadline for submission of applications is WEDNESDAY, 20 September 2017 at 12 noon.

Offered by:
Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute (GTMI)

Livelihood skills training opportunity



Sterling Consortium in partnership with YEP wishes to invite young people to enroll on the following courses: (1) Satellite Installation & Programming; (2) Advance Satellite Installation & Programming; (3) CCTV Installation & Programming; (4) Solar Installation. Deadline for submission of applications is WEDNESDAY, 20 September 2017.

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Sterling Consortium

Study tour in Senegal

Dakar, Senegal

Begins November 03rd

Ends November 07th



Visit of best practices in natural cosmetics, process food and crafts sectors (November 3rd to 7th 2017).

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The Association of Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism (ASSET)

Entrepreneurship Trainings (EMPRETEC) 2017

Brikama, GBA, Basse, Janjanbureh, Farafeni, Mansakonko, KMC

Begins October 23rd

Ends November 18th



The Entrepreneurship Training Workshop (ETW) of the YEP is based on the Empretec model which is a 6-days intensive and uninterrupted training program that provides an opportunity for the participants to develop behavioral competencies of successful entrepreneurs, strengthen and enhance those behaviours while encouraging the practice of these competencies in their business.

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GIEPA | EMPRETEC Gambia

Training on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) Production and Use

Auroville Earth Institute, India

Begins December 04th

Ends December 14th



The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP Gambia) in partnership with Startup Incubator Gambia is organizing a 10-day Training programme on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) production and use, from the 4th to the 14th December 2017 at Auroville Earth Institute, India for 15 trainees

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Startup Incubator Gambia

Course on Quality Management (NBR and CRR)

NBR and CRR

Begins November 06th

Ends November 10th



The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) invites interested youths in NBR and CRR to apply for a place in the Training Course on Quality Management, which will be conducted from 6th to 10th November 2017.

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Gambian Entrepreneurship Foundation Course

Online

Begins November 06th

Ends November 30th



The Gambian Entrepreneurship Foundation Course is an online training program targeted at aspiring young Gambian entrepreneurs. This course, which contains 8 hours of training spread out across 6 topics, provides an understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship as a way for young people to overcome difficult economic conditions, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur, ways of identify...

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ITC SME Trade Academy

Training Courses on Agricultural Skills Development

Sapu (CRR) | Yundum (WCR)

Begins December 01st

Ends March 31st



Are you a youth with an interest in developing agricultural skills and creating employment for yourself? You can enrol now in series of trainings on agricultural skills development. The Gambia National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are partnering through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to create a new generation of young agricultural entrepren...

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National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

Women's Mentoring Scheme

Paradise Suites Hotel

Begins November 11th

Ends November 11th



YEP in partnership with Bridging Gaps Advisory invites women to participate in this opportunity. The Mentoring Scheme is a unique opportunity for selected young women to be matched with experienced female professionals to gain one-to-one advice, support and guidance. In addition, the selected women will be invited to join the Women’s Leadership Forum on Saturday 11 November 2017 at Paradise Suites...

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Bridging Gaps Advisory

Tour Guide Training

Janjabureh

Begins November 20th

Ends November 24th



Would you like to help visitors interested in discovering The Gambia? Are you a youth interested in tour guiding in and around Janjabureh? Apply for this training! Participants will be trained in guiding with the main purpose of qualifying as local guides to cover Janjanburay and its surroundings sites and to provide satisfactory guiding services to visitors. The training will take place in Janjan...

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NCAC, ITTOG

Training on Food Safety Systems

Great Banjul Area

Begins December 04th

Ends December 08th



The Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) is inviting applications from beach bar owners within the TDA to train on food safety skills. As part of “Youth Empowerment Project” being implemented by The Gambia in partnership with the International Trade Centre, and financed by the European Union, FSQA is seeking to enhance the capacity of young entrepreneurs in food safety skills as part of its fo...

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Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia (FSQA)

Training of Trainers on Design Thinking

Bakau

Begins December 04th

Ends December 08th



Are you a creative youth? Are you passionate about entrepreneurship development, innovation and creating wealth for the new Gambia? Enroll now in the training of trainers’ course on design thinking. SIG invites interested youth to apply for a place in the ToT course on design thinking which will be conducted from 4 to 8 December 2017 at the YEP Office in Bakau.

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Startup Incubator (SIG)

Training of Lead Auditors

Baobab Hotel

Begins January 08th

Ends January 12th



For the first time in The Gambia, here is the opportunity to be an IRCA-Certified Lead Auditor in the latest edition of the flagship ISO 9001:2015 QMS. This training is one of the activities organized by The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) in partnership with the International Trade Centre (ITC) under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), currently being implemented within the framework of the Yo...

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

Africa

Begins January 01st

Ends March 01st



Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a 10-year, $100 million commitment, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs, and add $10 billion in revenues to Africa’s economy.

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Tony Elumelu Foundation

Sustainable Tourism Business Webinars

Online

Begins February 23rd

Ends February 27th



ITC SheTrades is organizing a series of five webinars on “Unlocking Markets By Building A Sustainable Tourism Business”. They will take place in the upcoming weeks until before the end of June 2018.

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ITC SheTrades

Hack the Weak End

Begins April 27th

Ends April 27th

HackWeakEnd, an Initiative by Young Africans focused on creating an impact in our societies by using technology and technology based events to solve ills and issues plaguing us.

Offered by:
OpenSource Academy

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