GHE Agribusiness Training Series

Gambia Horticultural Enterprises (GHE) in partnership with the Jobs Skills and Finance project is offering a series of training programmes in agribusiness for Gambian youth and women. Two separate training programmes are open for application:

  •  Agro-Food Processing Training Programme
  •  Vegetable Production Training Programme

Dates: November 2020

Location: GHE Farms and Agro-Food Processing Centre, Kembujeh in West Coast Region (WCR)

Application deadline: 4th November 2020

Training Duration:

Agro- food processing - 8 weeks

Vegetable production - 12 weeks

The training programmes will be highly participatory with both theory and practical elements, including classroom, workshop, factory and fieldwork. All materials and equipment required for the training programmes will be provided.

Selection Criteria

  • Must be Gambian
  • Must be aged 18-35
  • Good understanding of English language
  • No prior experience is necessary but applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in Agribusiness and desire to undertake the training.
  • Trainees must be located in North Bank Region (NBR), Central River Region (CRR), Lower River Region (LRR)
  • Youth, women, returnees and early school leavers are particularly encouraged to apply.

GTTI Trainings 

The Gambia Technical Training Institute(GTTI) in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (headquarters in Geneva) through  the support of Youth Empowerment Project (YEP),  and Job Skills and Finance Project are inviting applications for a scholarship for Gambian youths to pursue employability skills development training in Julangel in the Upper River Region (URR)  in any of the following areas of study:

  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Electrical Installation
  • Block Making (Compressed Stabilised Earth Blocks(CSEB)
  • Refrigeration  and Air Conditioning
  • Horticulture
  • Welding and Fabrication 


Selection Criteria

Applicants are required to:

Be between 15years and 35 years old;

Have completed basic education ; or/and  some form of education

Be able to read and write basic English Language

Be committed to learn and complete the program successfully