By connecting the northern and southern part of The Gambia, Senegal andby extension other ECOWAS countries, the construction of the SenegambiaBridge has improved accessibility and trade while also promoting regionalintegration.

Despite the many economic opportunities, the construction of the bridge has created, it has exposed communities along the corridor to migration-related vulnerabilities because of the increase in mobility.

To address the drivers and causes of these migration-related vulnerabilities and to enhance the cross-border trade environment along the Trans Gambia transport corridor, UN systems in The Gambia, with funding from United Nations Migration Multi-Partner Trust Fund, are delivering as one to support communities along the transport corridor with economic opportunities, informing them of their rights, and enhancing the operational and strategic capacity of border authorities to make migration safe, orderly and regular for all.