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CALL FOR APPLICATION- STUDY TOUR TO ETHIOPIA & SHETRADES GLOBAL

Ethiopia

Begins September 06th

Ends September 15th

As part of our objectives to support capacity development, innovation, creativity and create international market linkages in fashion, weaving and garment industry, the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in partnership with SheTrades Gambia will support strong candidates in the weaving sub-sector and fashion design to participate on a study tour to Ethiopia and attend SheTrades Global. The objective...

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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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Sell your products at The Good Market



ASSERT, in partnership with YEP, is inviting youth entrepreneurs to become one of the 25 selected vendors of the pop-market scheduled for its first event on October 6th. Vendors will be provided a stand, training and marketing support.

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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 D47,000. The mini-grant funds will be disbursed to grantees eithe...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED National Consultant – ITAG Strategic Plan

Ends June 09th

As a part of the YEP Tech component under The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project, ITAG, the Gambian IT sector association, is being supported in its institutional development. In the framework of this intervention, a benchmarking self-assessment and a PIRM (Performance Improvement Road Map) have been completed, and they identify a need to strengthen the capacity of the association to assess the...

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Call for African Designers

Africa

Ends June 30th

Are you a designer living or working in Africa? This is a unique opportunity to take part in the IFFAC Accelerator Programme, focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands.

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Head of Exploration

Banjul, Gambia

Ends May 24th

UNDP is launching a pilot Accelerator Lab initiative in The Gambia. The aim of the lab is to create a space and platform for innovative thinking and ideas to solve some of Gambia’s most intractable issues and challenges. They are looking for outside the box thinkers, who can apply and join contribute to this concept. The Accelerator Lab will undertake i) external facing interventions addressing pr...

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Head of Solution Mapping

Head of Solution Mapping

Ends May 24th

UNDP is launching a pilot Accelerator Lab initiative in The Gambia. The aim of the lab is to create a space and platform for innovative thinking and ideas to solve some of Gambia’s most intractable issues and challenges. They are looking for outside the box thinkers, who can apply and join contribute to this concept. The Accelerator Lab will undertake i) external facing interventions addressing pr...

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Head of Experimentation

Banjul, Gambia

Ends May 24th

UNDP is launching a pilot Accelerator Lab initiative in The Gambia. The aim of the lab is to create a space and platform for innovative thinking and ideas to solve some of Gambia’s most intractable issues and challenges. They are looking for outside the box thinkers, who can apply and join contribute to this concept. The Accelerator Lab will undertake i) external facing interventions addressing pr...

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Development of job referral system, mentorship and coaching of returnees

Banjul, Gambia

Ends May 14th

We are looking the services of an organisation / company to support the following activities: 1) Coaching and mentorship program for returnees on job search mechanisms 2) Provision of customized job counselling to returnees 3) Development of a system to facilitate matching of of returnees and potential employers 4) Mapping of employers in major sectors of employment in the Gambia The servic...

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SheTrades in The Gambia

Gambia

If you are a woman running a business and want to enhance your visibility, get connected with potential buyers, investors, suppliers and business support organizations, increase your skills & knowledge to grow your business, and receive support to participate in regional & international trade fairs, apply to be part of SheTrades in The Gambia.

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Technology Use To Tackle Health Issues

Khamsys Technologies

The EU-funded YEP Gambia project is partnering with ITAG and HackWeakEnd to tackle Healthcare sector problems through technology. Coders, Industry Experts, Students and Tech Enthusiasts will all come together on Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April 2019 at Khamsys Technologies to explore the use of technology and to look at creative ways to solve issues related to improving the patient experience,...

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[EXTENDED] Job Offer: Gambia Angels Investors Network

Banjul, Gambia

Begins April 10th

Ends May 10th



Are you knowledgeable about the Gambian entrepreneurial ecosystem? Are you motivated to generate business and investments in The Gambia? If you answered YES to these questions, the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is looking for you! We are looking for a qualified professional that can support the development of the Gambia Angel Investors Network (GAIN). The selected candidate will work as a...

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Poultry Study Tour to Senegal

Begins April 08th

Ends April 30th



The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) will be sponsoring a group of young entrepreneurs active in the poultry sector to go on a Study Tour to learn how the Senegalese commercial poultry business is managed and to see all the activities along the poultry value chain and learn from the good practices.

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Packaging Competition

Begins April 08th

Ends April 12th

The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in partnership with the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industries is organizing a packaging competition at the 13th international Trade fair Gambia at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

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Project Operations and Monitoring Officer

Bakau, Cape Point

Ends March 26th

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, focusing in particular on developing the export capabilities of small and medium-sized businesses in developing and transition economies. ITC is 100% "Aid for Trade", supporting trade that delivers inclusive and sustainable development results. ITC’s mandate covers all developing countrie...

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Technical Advisor, Skills Development

Bakau, Cape Point

Ends March 26th

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, focusing in particular on developing the export capabilities of small and medium-sized businesses in developing and transition economies. ITC is 100% "Aid for Trade", supporting trade that delivers inclusive and sustainable development results. ITC’s mandate covers all developing countrie...

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The 3rd Edition of the Rural Youth Awards 2019

Wulli West, URR

Ends March 10th

The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia), in collaboration with key partners- The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), The Building Resilience Against Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS), Wuli and Sandu Development Agency (WASDA) and the National Youth Council (NYC) is inviting youth (aged 15-35) whose farming or businesses are located in rural areas to apply for...

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Local and Community Development Expert

Banjul, Kerewan & Mansakonko

Ends February 17th



UNCDF makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 47 least developed countries. With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. UNCDF’s financing models work through two channels: financial inclusion that ex...

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