Under the Inclusive Growth/Poverty Reduction and Social Protection pillar of the UNDAF, UNDP will partner with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MoFEA) and key departments in the sectors, to strengthen planning, monitoring and budgeting processes.
UNDP supports the government’s Medium Term Growth and Development Strategy, The Programme for Accelerating Growth and Employment (PAGE)-2012-2015. Reducing poverty and achieving the MDGs thus remains a policy priority of the Government of The Gambia. The Gambia’s National Development Strategy (NDS), the Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment (PAGE) will be implemented over the period 2012 – 2015 and has the overall objective of enhancing growth and broad based employment generation. The focus of the PAGE is inspired by the need to achieve the MDGs and Vision 2020.more
Together building a resilient future for the people of The Gambia
UNDP support the capacity building of national institutions responsible for economic management for inclusive growth that benefits women and men and evidence based policy formulation and implementation. (Photo credit: UNDP in The Gambia)more
Projects and Initiatives
Strengthened statistical capacities for informing evidence based policy formulation, implementation and monitoring at all levels
It aims at supporting the annual participatory statistical forum and other fora for the establishment of country-owned knowledge system nodes at all levels. Studies will also be conducted to examine the drivers of growth and linkages between growth, poverty and inequality at all levels.more