GYIN International CEO Visits GYIN Gambia Chapter

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) International headquarters based in Washington DC, United States of America, Dr. Amina Sillah who is currently on an official visit to the Gambia, on Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 pay a courtesy call to GYIN Gambia Secretariat in Churchill’s Town. The purpose of her visit […]

Nema Project Delights 14 Youth Groups with Processing Machines

As part of its intervention to support youth and women in agricultural production and productivity, the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema) on Friday, 21st June, 2019 handed over sixteen (16) rice, cereal and oil pressing processing machines to fourteen (14) youth groups across the country. The presentation of the items was held […]


 Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Information Technology (ELIT2019) 4th Edition National Youth Summer Camp Background Information & Call for Applications Deadline: 15th July, 2019 @16:00hrs The Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Information Technology (ELIT 2019) National Youth Summer Camp will allow young people to acquire relevant knowledge and skills to start and successfully manage an enterprise or business venture. […]


By Tabora Bojang  The executive director of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia chapter, Mamadou Edrisa Njie, has said that considering the depressed state of the formal job market in Africa, it is a good thing that more and more youth in Sub-Saharan Africa are looking to entrepreneurship to secure their future. Njie was […]

GYIN Gambia ELIT 2019 Summer Camp to Begin July 21 in Basse

Churchill’s Town, June 20, 2019 — The 4th edition of the National Youth Summer Camp on Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Information Technology (ELIT) will be held in Basse, Upper River Region (URR) from 21 – 31 July, 2019.  This year’s 10-day youth camp will allow young people to acquire relevant knowledge and skills to start and successfully […]

ITA Director General receives GYIN Gambia Delegation

As part of the Regional Visit to Dakar, Senegal, GYIN Gambia Delegation this morning- 29th May, 2019 paid a courtesy call on the Director General of the Institut de Technologie Alimentaire – an Institute for Food Technology (ITA), Dr Mamadou Amadou Seck in his office at the ITA Complex. The Director General welcomed the delegation […]

Chairperson of NBR Young Entrepreneurs’ Breaking Barriers

The Chairperson of NBR Young Entrepreneurs’ Association, Mr. Alfu M. Sarr will be traveling to Dakar, Senegal for a Regional Exchange visit from 26th – 31st May 2019 organised by GYIN Gambia.with funding from YEP Project. Mr. Sarr a Rural Youth Champion of GYIN Gambia’s Rural Youth Awards 2018 winner “Best Business Innovation of the […]

GYIN Gambia Rural Youth Award Winners off to Senegal

 A number of five young Gambian entrepreneurs’ selected from Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter Rural Youth Champions will benefit from a weeklong Regional Exchange visit to Dakar, Senegal from 26th – 31st May, 2019. The Regional Exchange visit is funded by the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP). Speaking to reporters shortly before departure, Mamadou […]

ELIT Alumni turns Champion Cashew Farmer

Introducing Modou Lamin Sanyang, a Cashew Farmer cum Poultry Producer. He is the proprietor of ML Business Venture in Foni Bulock Village, West Coast Region. As an uprising young entrepreneur in his native Village, Sanyang was motivated to venture into cashew farming after attending the first edition of GYIN Gambia’s Entrepreneurship Leadership Information and Technology […]

Young Female ELIT Alumni Establishes Poultry Farm 

GYINer Sainabou Ngack has made a household name for herself by being the first female to establish the first-ever Poultry Farm in her native village of Pakau Njogu, North Bank Region. Being among the “five best selected participants” in GYIN Gambia’s Entrepreneurship Leadership Information & Technology (ELIT) 2018 National Youth Summer Camp with cash prize […]