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  • The Gambia Overview World Bank

    The Gambia is a small, fragile country in West Africa. Stretching 450 km along the Gambia River, its 10, 689 sq. km area is surrounded by Senegal, except for a 60 km Atlantic Ocean front. The country has a population of 2.1 million. With 176 people per square kilometer, it is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa.

  • Gambia, Country Overview

    The Gambia, in contrast to many of its West African neighbours, it has enjoyed lengthy spells of stability since independence. Geographically the small country is situated on the Atlantic coast at the bulge of Africa. It is a thin strip of mainly low plateau, which decreases in height as it nears the Atlantic coast.

  • The Gambia Culture, History, & People Britannica

    The Gambia, countryin western Africasituated on the Atlanticcoast and surrounded by the neighbouring country of Senegal. It occupies a long narrow strip of land that surrounds the Gambia River. The land is flat and is dominated by the river, which is

  • (PDF) Overview of the Fisheries Sector in the Gambia

    The Republic of The Gambia is located in the central part of West Africa (enclosed in the Republic of Senegal, formerly Senegambia) and its coastal area is boarded by the eastern central Atlantic...

  • The Gambia Overview of economy, Information about

    The Gambia had US$37.8 million of international debt in 1998, and this was 9.1 percent of GDP, and US$31 per head. Debt service took up 9.7 percent of the export earnings on goods and services.

  • Overview UNDP in Gambia

    The Gambia is a youthful nation with over 60% of its population under the age of 30 years. However, unemployment among the youth is highest and remains a major national challenge. Of the employment youth, only 20% are in the agricultural sector.

  • The Gambia Overview of economy, Information about

    The Gambia Overview of economy The Gambia's economy is closely tied to its command of the Gambia river system, which gives it considerable potential in trade, depending on the level of development in the hinterland. At present, it is an economically disadvantaged country, hampered by its small size, geographical and climatic difficulties, lack of mineral or other natural resources, and

  • Overview UNDP in Gambia

    Overview. The integrated 2012-2016 CPAP programme with two main thematic areas, namely Democratic Governance and Inclusive Growth, also includes a cross-cutting area of focus Energy and Environment. These three themes form the basis of the work of UNDP in support of The Gambia government's economic and development objectivesthree economic, environmental and governance

  • Overview UNDP in Gambia

    Overview. What We Do. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, working in 177 countries and territories. In The Gambia, UNDP and the Government of The Gambia entered into a basic agreement to govern UNDP’s assistance to the country (Standard Basic Assistance Agreement SBAA), which was signed by both parties on 24 February

  • Mining Overview In The Gambia two-do

    Mining Overview In The Gambia. 2019-10-23the gambias role as a host country to refugees is a result of wars in several of its neighboring west african countriesince 2006, refugees from the casamance conflict in senegal have replaced their pattern of flight and return with permanent settlement in the gambia, often moving in with relatives along the senegal-gambia border.

  • The Gambia Economy overview Economy

    The Gambia Economy overview. Factbook > Countries > The Gambia > Economy. Economy overview: The government has invested in the agriculture sector because three-quarters of the population depends on the sector for its livelihood and agriculture provides for about one-third of GDP, making The Gambia largely reliant on sufficient rainfall. The agricultural sector has untapped potential

  • Gambia Market Overview SelectUSA.gov

    Gambia Market OverviewGambia Market Overview Discusses key economic indicators and trade statistics, which countries are dominant in the market, the U.S. market share, the political situation if relevant, the top reasons why U.S. companies should consider exporting to this country, and other issues that affect trade, e.g., terrorism, currency devaluations, trade agreements.

  • Gambia, The Economy 2020, CIA World Factbook

    27.01.2020· Economy overview: The government has invested in the agriculture sector because three-quarters of the population depends on the sector for its livelihood and agriculture provides for about one-third of GDP, making The Gambia largely reliant on sufficient rainfall. The agricultural sector has untapped potential less than half of arable land is cultivated and agricultural productivity is low

  • Gambia Economy Access Gambia

    Overview: The Gambian economy is a highly open type as measured by export and import ratios to GDP, however, as much as 70 percent of exports consist of re-exports. The main domestically-originating exports are groundnuts and tourism. The country's economy is mainly reliant mainly agricultural exports as a foreign currency earner. Entrepot (re-export) trade from Banjul Ports makes up a

  • The Gambia country profile BBC News

    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about The Gambia.

  • The Gambia World Bank

    The Gambia is a small fragile country in West Africa. Stretching 450 km along the Gambia River, its 10, 689 sq. km area is surrounded by Senegal, except for a 60 km Atlantic Ocean front. The country has a population of 2.1 million. With 176 people per square kilometer, it is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. Most of the population (57%) is concentrated around urban and