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Young Agripreneur Calls for Support to Expand Production

Meet Alagie Karamo Jammeh of Busumbala Village, West Coast Region and the owner of a vegetable garden called Steel Innovation Farmyard. The 24year old produces’ onions, carrots, cucumbers, lettuces, peppers etc for sale. Jammeh, whose main objective is providing healthy organic fruits and vegetables to the populace, started his business over six years ago. Presently, […]


Introducing GYINer, Sarjo B. Jatta of Brikama New Town, West Coast Region and the proprietress of J’S Enterprise. She is into Sheep Fattening in her native town of Brikama, West Coast Region (WCR). Being the 1st Runner Up for ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2018’ in last year’s Rural Youth Awards, Ms Jatta currently wants […]

Partnership Meeting With Drammeh Mentorship & Leadership Academy

The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter today, 28th March 2019 received a delegation from Drammeh Mentorship and Leadership Academy (DMLA) to discuss partnership agreement on common thematic areas between the two parties. The meeting, held at the GYIN Gambia secretariat in Churchill’s Town, was triggered by DMLA’s interest in building partnership with GYIN. […]

GYIN Gambia receives over 200 applicants for 10 awards categories’

By Mamadou Edrisa Njie As the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia chapter’s planned 3rd Edition of the Rural Youth Awards 2019 drew closer, the National Organizing Committee (NOC) have received about two hundred and five (205) applicants across the length and breadth of the country competing for the 10 awards categories’. The much anticipated […]

GYINers Conquering the Agribusiness Market

Introducing GYINer Ebrima Janko of Sotuma Sere from Upper River Region, the Proprietor of EJ Enterprise. Janko, a farmer by profession, is into cultivation and marketing of food crops such as groundnuts, coos, millet, etc and also serves as a middleman between farmers and wholesalers. As a young man, he gained popularity in the Lumos […]

GYIN Gambia Chapter held second mentorship cohort graduation

Churchill’s Town- On 16 March 2019, The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter held a graduation of 50 young Gambians on Enterprise Management, at a colourful graduation ceremony held at the Jenoi Agricultural Rural Farmers’ Training Centre, Lower River Region (LRR). GYIN Gambia has since its inception as a national youth network specialises on […]


The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia chapter will on Saturday, 16th March, 2019 hold a graduation ceremony for 50 (fifty) young people who undergone its six months Youth Mentorship Programme on Enterprise Management. The graduation ceremony, which will be held at the Agricultural Rural Farmers’ Training Center in Jenoi, Lower River Region (LRR), is […]

TESTIMONY: Young lady in sheep fattening business

I am Jabou Mbye, a female young lady living in Jimbala Kerr Chendu in the Central River Region North. I am into small ruminates- sheep fattening in my village. I started the business after been awarded with the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP Gambia) Mini Grants Scheme- www.yep.gm. I received forty-seven thousand dalasis only (D47,000.00) to […]

GAMBIA: Youth Inclusion in the Agricultural Value Chain

The West Africa Rural Foundation (WARF) and the Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia Chapter)- www.gyingambia.gm are jointly implementing a two-year (2017- 2019) project dubbed the Agricultural Value Chain Interaction Platforms (AVIP). The AVIP is an enhancement initiative with funding by the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema). The Nema […]

Stakeholders Dilate on GYIN Gambia Rural Youth Awards

By: Kebba AF Touray Stakeholders in youth empowerment spheres in Basse, have spoken extensively on the significance of the forthcoming Rural Youth Awards 2019, to be organize by the Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter dubbed GYIN Gambia Chapter. This year’s event is scheduled to take place in Wuli West, Upper River Region (URR) from […]