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Commercial Bee Keeping Training

The Gambia

Begins November 12th

Ends November 23rd

Beekeeping has remained one of the most lucrative enterprises and highly favoured in the rural Gambia because of the value attached to its products, low upfront costs, low maintenance, environmental conservation, high ecological benefits and does not compete for space with the cultivation of crops. However, despite its potential, Beekeeping in rural Gambia is underdeveloped with the majority of be...

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Media & Communications Training for ITC Implementing Partners

The Gambia

Begins October 04th

Ends October 18th

The effective use of media and communication strategies is a critical success factor for the work of business support organization, training providers, membership-based organizations and other institutions. Effective communication affects client and customer engagement and satisfaction, drives advocacy efforts, improves brand recognition and perception and ultimately influences the quality of resu...

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EXTENSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR ITC-SDF MINI-LOANS

The Gambia

Begins August 23rd

Ends November 30th

Since October 2018, this scheme offers loan products with a reduced level of collateral and interest rates to young entrepreneurs across The Gambia and has resulted in unlocking GMD 11,485,400 of private capital for youth-owned businesses. The Mini-Loans Scheme aims at facilitating the acquisition of small machinery and equipment, acquisition of new premises, improvement and expansion of existing...

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Tekki Fii Grants



Grants up to D50,000 to facilitate acquisition of equipment, materials, licenses and other business critical inputs and assets. Grants are disbursed either as cash or as assets, but asset disbursements will be given priority where feasible. No collateral, interest rate or repayment requirements.

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YEP, GIZ and IMVF

YEP Mini Loan Scheme

Begins October 24th



The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), in partnership with the Social Development Fund (SDF), brings a solution to increase accessibility to finance for youth-led micro, small and medium sized enterprises in The Gambia.

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Social Development Fund

Project Operations and Monitoring Officer

Bakau, Cape Point

Ends March 26th

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, focusing in particular on developing the export capabilities of small and medium-sized businesses in developing and transition economies. ITC is 100% "Aid for Trade", supporting trade that delivers inclusive and sustainable development results. ITC’s mandate covers all developing countrie...

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UNDP

Technical Advisor, Skills Development

Bakau, Cape Point

Ends March 26th

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, focusing in particular on developing the export capabilities of small and medium-sized businesses in developing and transition economies. ITC is 100% "Aid for Trade", supporting trade that delivers inclusive and sustainable development results. ITC’s mandate covers all developing countrie...

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UNDP

The 3rd Edition of the Rural Youth Awards 2019

Wulli West, URR

Ends March 10th

The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia), in collaboration with key partners- The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), The Building Resilience Against Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS), Wuli and Sandu Development Agency (WASDA) and the National Youth Council (NYC) is inviting youth (aged 15-35) whose farming or businesses are located in rural areas to apply for...

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The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia)

Local and Community Development Expert

Banjul, Kerewan & Mansakonko

Ends February 17th



UNCDF makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 47 least developed countries. With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. UNCDF’s financing models work through two channels: financial inclusion that ex...

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Attend the China International Import Expo

Shanghai

Ends February 22nd



The International Trade Centre (ITC) is supporting the participation of 100 MSMEs from developing countries in the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) on 5-10 November 2019 in Shanghai, China.

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International Trade Centre (ITC)

Youth Pavillion at the 13th edition of the Trade Fair Gambia International

Bakau

Ends February 27th

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in in collaboration with The International Trade Centre through the EU - funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is pleased to once again support youth enterprises through a Youth Pavilion at the Trade Fair Gambia International (TFGI) which will take place on April 6th to April 28th 2019. The Youth Pavilion will offer discounted stalls to yout...

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Skills Training In Hospitality

Kanifing

Ends May 02nd



The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute in collaboration with YEP is providing a twelve month Practical Professional Hospitality Foundation Level 1 and 2 training programme in Food and Beverage services and Rooms Division Operations. Youth in the Greater Banjul Area who would like to be a professional cook, a professional waiter/waitress or a professional housekeeper are invited to apply....

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Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute

Mini Grants Coordinating Officer

Bakau

Ends February 08th

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Gambians to fill the following vacant positions available at the National Association of Co-operative Credit Union (NACCUG): Mini Grants Coordinating Officer

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Bridging Gaps Advisory Mentoring Programme for Young Women Entrepreneurs - 2nd Edition (2nd Cohorts)

Ends January 23rd



The mentorship programme gives young women entrepreneurs early in their careers the opportunity to receive guidance from experienced women leaders on how to further develop their business skills, knowledge and network. This programme will avail young women the opportunity to be trained and mentored by amazing leaders who will help them develop their businesses into successful and sustainable ones.

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Bridging Gaps Advisory

Call for application: Tech Start-up Support Programme

Begins January 15th

Ends February 02nd



In 2019, YEP's IT and Digital Entrepreneurship component will have a special focus on tech start-ups and digital enterprises. Applications are open for a one-year tech start-up support programme that will onboard 25 Gambian tech start-ups. The start-ups will be segmented based on their level of maturity and will benefit from services according to their categorization.

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Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

Packaging Consultant Job Offer

The Gambia

Begins January 02nd

Ends January 16th



YEP requires the services of a National Consultant to undertake activities related to the packaging industry and support to MSMEs in need of packaging improvements.

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Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

Dance Gambia Championship

Alliance Francais, Kairaba Avenue

Ends December 15th



The project Dance Gambia Championship will kick start 15 December at Alliance Francais with closed door auditions.

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Flex Fuzion Entertainment

AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Programme 2019-2021

Ends January 11th



AFRIKA KOMMT! is a fellowship programme offering qualified young professionals and junior executives from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa an 8-month internship in a German enterprise to gain first-hand practical experience, be exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques, become acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises, extend their international man...

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German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa

Lead2030 Initiative

Ends January 05th



The Lead2030 initiative funds and accelerates youth-led solutions for each of the Global Goals and enables innovators to meaningfully scale and accelerate their impact.

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One Young World

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