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 1975.Read more

Our Goal

The ultimate goal of UNDP in The Gambia is to support the development efforts of the government of The Gambia through its Country Program Document and Country Programme Action Plan 2012-2016. This is a five year framework for mutual cooperation between the government of the Gambia and the UNDP. Read more

Working for inclusive growth and sustainable development

Our commitment lies in supporting the Gambian government and civil society in providing sustainable growth and employment for socio-economic development (Photo credit: UNDP in The Gambia)more

Our Stories

Fully engaged and protected beekeeper preparing to produce honey for consumers (Photo Credit: Bossman Owusu UNDP Ghana)

Promoting community based natural resources through beekeeping

The Eco-Tourism Camp in Tanji bird Reserve provides the ideal backdrop for the promotion of community based natural resources and the development of modern bee keepingmore 

Members of the Try Oyster Women's Association shelling Oysters for sustainable livelihood (Photo credit: UNDP in The Gambia)

Improving the livelihoods of Try Oyster Women in The Gambia

Try Oyster Women’s Association, a community-based organization with a membership of over 700 women who harvest oysters and cockles in The Gambia was formed in 2007.more 

A fish smoking house built by UNDP (Photo credit: UNDP in The Gambia)

Improving livelihoods through fish smoking houses

In support of the provision of value-addition to primary commodities in terms of processing, the ability to market and to distribute produce by small producers, themore 

Wall fencing has been successfully used to safeguard crops in The Gambia (UNDP in The Gambia)

Fencing crops against hippopotamus

Crop raiding by hippopotamus is the greatest source of human- wildlife conflict in the Gambia, especially in Central River and Upper River Region where they mostlymore 

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Projects and Initiatives

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