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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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International Trade Centre

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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International Trade Centre

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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International Trade Centre

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

SheTrades Global

Liverpool, UK

Begins June 26th

Ends June 28th



Are you a young female Gambian entrepreneur? Apply to join the Gambian delegation for SheTrades Global 2018. SheTrades Global is the anchor event on women in the economy during the International Business Festival (IBF), and will host 600 companies to learn and do business.

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ITC SheTrades

Youth Pavillion at Trade Fair Gambia International

Independence Stadium in Kanifing

Begins February 02nd

Ends February 15th



YEP will support the participation of youth businesses from different sectors in the 12th International Trade Fairs by Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). Young entrepreneurs can apply until 15 February.

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Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Young Leaders Programme

Online - Brussels

Begins January 31st

Ends March 02nd



The European Commission is inviting young people from around the world to play an active role in this year’s EDD. We are looking for 15 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the development field. The Young Leaders Programme will consist of a 10-day visit to Brussels, where Young Leaders will meet EU experts, stakeholders and play a le...

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European Commission

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

Poster Competition

Begins January 04th

Ends January 16th



Are you a creative mind? Are you passionate about quality and wish to showcase your talents and ideas? Here’s the opportunity to participate in a poster design competition on "Quality as a driver of business excellence and access to markets".

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

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)

YEP Mini Grant Scheme

Greater Banjul, North Bank and Central River regions

Begins January 02nd



The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), through the National Association of Co-Operative Credit Unions of The Gambia (NACCUG), brings a solution to grassroots entrepreneurs in need of support to start of capital to boost their businesses. With the mini-grant scheme, Gambian youth with a solid business plan can apply for grants up to D50,000. The mini-grant funds will be disbursed to grantees eithe...

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YEP and NACCUG

Car Branding Design Competition

Begins November 28th

Ends December 15th



Are you a creative and motivated Gambian designer? This opportunity is perfect for you! The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is launching a competition for creative minds to design the branding of 4 newly acquired vehicles. You could win a prize of up to 20,000 Dalasi.

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Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

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 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)

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

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

Video Competition

Begins November 01st

Ends November 30th



Are you a creative mind? Are you passionate about quality and wish to showcase your talents and ideas? Here’s the opportunity…Hurry up and take advantage!! Theme: “Quality as a driver of business excellence and access to markets”

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Poster Competition

Begins November 01st

Ends November 30th



Are you a creative mind? Are you passionate about quality and wish to showcase your talents and ideas? Here’s the opportunity…Hurry up and take advantage!! Theme: “Quality as a driver of business excellence and access to markets”

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

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