Project Background

 The “Jobs, Skills, and Finance (JSF) for Women and Youth in The Gambia” Programme is funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC). The scope of ITC’s technical assistance focuses on improving the relevance, effectiveness, and accessibility of vocational and technical training to improve employability and job creation. The target beneficiaries are youth and women in the rural Gambia (North Bank Region, Lower River Region, and Central River Region). The project has an overarching focus on promoting a green economy, which guides the identification and selection of economic sectors of opportunities such as renewable energy, sustainable construction, and eco-tourism, soil and water management, climate-smart agriculture, agroforestry, agro-processing, and agro-marketing, in line with the menu of investments of the local investments (Local) mechanism.


The objective of the assignment is to sensitize selected local communities and community leaders on the availability of alternative technologies for construction, cooking, and beekeeping

Scope of Services

Organize a sensitization tour targeting minimum 100 participants per region (in LRR, CRR and NBR) - Including community leaders, governors and area council chairpersons. The tour should involve representatives of institutions active in the area of green and appropriate technologies such as the Earth Builders Association and the Njawara Agricultural Training Centre.

Develop the approach for the regional awareness raising, including target groups, locations, itinerary, sensitization materials etc.

Conduct a 5-day regional tour

Prepare a report summarizing findings, feedback from target audiences, obstacles and recommendation to support the dissemination of the information and uptake of technologies by the target audience.

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To apply, please submit the technical and financial proposal by 30 August 2022 to with the subject “SENSITIZATION FOR COMMUNITIES IN LRR, CRR, AND NBR ON THE AVAILABILITY OF ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSTRUCTION, COOKING, AND BEEKEEPING.”.