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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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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 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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Training Courses on Agricultural Skills Development

Sapu (CRR) | Yundum (WCR)

Begins December 01st

Ends March 31st

Are you a youth with an interest in developing agricultural skills and creating employment for yourself? You can enrol now in series of trainings on agricultural skills development. The Gambia National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are partnering through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to create a new generation of young agricultural entrepren...

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National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

Gambian Entrepreneurship Foundation Course


Begins November 06th

Ends November 30th

The Gambian Entrepreneurship Foundation Course is an online training program targeted at aspiring young Gambian entrepreneurs. This course, which contains 8 hours of training spread out across 6 topics, provides an understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship as a way for young people to overcome difficult economic conditions, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur, ways of identify...

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Drawing & Painting competition


Are you a talented young Gambian artist? Would you like to be remunerated to have your art depicted in the walls of the Janjanbureh Youth Centre and win a two-week mentorship programme on arts entrepreneurship?

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National Centre for Arts and Culture

Course on Quality Management (NBR and CRR)


Begins November 06th

Ends November 10th

The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) invites interested youths in NBR and CRR to apply for a place in the Training Course on Quality Management, which will be conducted from 6th to 10th November 2017.

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Training on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) Production and Use

Auroville Earth Institute, India

Begins December 04th

Ends December 14th

The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP Gambia) in partnership with Startup Incubator Gambia is organizing a 10-day Training programme on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) production and use, from the 4th to the 14th December 2017 at Auroville Earth Institute, India for 15 trainees

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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

YESGambia Pitching Contest

Begins October 10th

Ends October 20th

Do you have an amazing business idea or concept for a social enterprise? Enter the #YESGambia Pitching Contest and you could win #CASH, free access to business services and mentoring. Only one catch: You have only two (2) minutes to convince the judges! #TwoMinutes.

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Entrepreneurship Trainings (EMPRETEC) 2017

Brikama, GBA, Basse, Janjanbureh, Farafeni, Mansakonko, KMC

Begins October 23rd

Ends November 18th

The Entrepreneurship Training Workshop (ETW) of the YEP is based on the Empretec model which is a 6-days intensive and uninterrupted training program that provides an opportunity for the participants to develop behavioral competencies of successful entrepreneurs, strengthen and enhance those behaviours while encouraging the practice of these competencies in their business.

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Study tour in Senegal

Dakar, Senegal

Begins November 03rd

Ends November 07th

Visit of best practices in natural cosmetics, process food and crafts sectors (November 3rd to 7th 2017).

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The Association of Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism (ASSET)

Field Assistant Job Opportunity

Basse/Bansang, and North Bank Chapters

Begins September 18th

Ends September 26th

The National Association of Cooperative Credit Unions of the Gambia (NACCUG) in cooperation with the Gambia Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) invites young Gambians to apply for the position of Field Assistant. Applications open until 26 September!

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Livelihood skills training opportunity

Sterling Consortium in partnership with YEP wishes to invite young people to enroll on the following courses: (1) Satellite Installation & Programming; (2) Advance Satellite Installation & Programming; (3) CCTV Installation & Programming; (4) Solar Installation. Deadline for submission of applications is WEDNESDAY, 20 September 2017.

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Skills training scholarships

Scholarship for Gambian youths to pursue employability skills development training in any of the following areas of study: (1) Satellite Receiver Installation; (2) Mobile Phone Repairs; (3) Laptop Repairs. Deadline for submission of applications is WEDNESDAY, 20 September 2017 at 12 noon.

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Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute (GTMI)

Training Course on Food Safety

Begins October 09th

Ends October 13th

The Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia (FSQA) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are partnering through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to create a new generation of leaders in food safety systems. Ideal candidates are passionate about quality and food safety and are ready to train fellow Gambians following the training of trainers. They may also be trained as auditors of...

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