The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chamber (GYIN) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) with support from the “Make it in The Gambia- Tekki Fii” projects implemented by ITC/YEP, IMVF, GIZ and funded by the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) invites interested candidates to participate in The Entrepreneurship , Leadership and Information Technology (ELIT 2020) summer camp.



This year’s ELIT will focus on digital literacy, marketing, and promotion (focus on digital marketing) and packaging due to the harsh effect of the novel CORONA virus on small businesses.

The overall objective of choosing these topics is to ensure that the selected rural entrepreneurs develop the necessary digital skills to manage their business efficiently and effectively. In addition, this allows them to not only be able to market their products/services but also to increase their online presence while incorporating ICT in their overall value chain delivery. 

eligibility & selection criteria 

  • Participants should have interest in one of the following fields
  • Small ruminants including poultry, feed, supply of birds and marketing
  • Horticulture
  • Rice value chain processing, transportation and marketing of local rice
  • Agro-processing or related areas
  • First time applicants and  participants who have not benefited from training support will be given priority
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply


  • Develop basic ITC Skills to manage small businesses
  • Develop simple business management toolkits Eg Business Plan, Pitch Deck, online Business accounts etc.
  • Experience sharing on entrepreneurship, leadership, ICT and Agribusiness
  • Means of seeking business opportunity and networking thus linking them with projects supports

VENUE: Trans-Gambia Lodge, Pakalinding

Number of PARTICIPANTS: 50 rural youth entrepreneurs

DATE:  09th – 18th August 2020

Deadline for application is on or before 24th July, 2020 at 16:00hrs. Apply using the link:

Kindly send a copy of your ID or Passport and samples of your products to  and copy  or WhatsApp +220 7804805/ 3938929/ 2502929


For any enquiry about ELIT 2020, you can call +220 3938929 / 2502929 / 7804805 / 2654521/ 6834990 / 596128.                            Email:

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