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)





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Projects and Initiatives

  • This project creates a consultative forum for dialogue between state and non-state actors, including civil society for inclusive developmentmore 

  • It has a goal to conserve and promote the rational use of the nation’s natural resources consistent with the overall goal of sustainable development.more 

  • This project supports developing a National Human Development Report through participatory processes for informing pro-poor policy and planning. It helps in developing and implementing the MDGs Acceleration Framework (MAF) to address lagging MDGs at central and local levels,more 

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