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Jimara Cooperative’s President Yields Bumper Harvest

The President of the Jimara Multi-Purpose Cassava Cooperative Society, Muhamadou Dahaba has expressed his delight in registering a bumper harvest in this cassava farming season. Dahaba, a beneficiary of the defunct Cassava Out-Growers Scheme, was able to successfully multiply the improved variety of cassava on his farm, which yielded more cassava stems that helped him […]

Mitigating Youth Unemployment: Trade Ministry Official lauds GYIN Gambia, GYCC and Empretec Interventions

Mr. Basiru Secka of the Employment Directorate at the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MoTIE), has acknowledged the crucial importance of the interventions of key institutions such as the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter, Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC), and Empretec Gambia, in mitigating youth unemployment by providing entrepreneurship […]

GYIN-ITC Partnership: 40 Youths Poulterers, Apiculturists Complete Digital Marketing Training.

The Gambian chapter of a youth network called Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN), and its partner in youth development-International Trade Centre (ITC), on Friday, 8th April 2022 graduated 40 women and youth entrepreneurs, after a forty- five (45) days of training in poultry and beekeeping. The youth poulterers and apiculturists, drawn from the Central River […]

Dr. Amina Sillah (PhD) Named among Extraordinary African Women in Development

Dr. Amina Sillah(Ph.D), an educator, entrepreneur, and international development analyst, who currently works at the Department of Political Science at Towson University, USA, has won an international award that recognizes sixty (60) extraordinary African Women in Development, including activists, change-makers, government representatives, and social innovators from 15 countries. She had been named as an awardee […]

UNESCO, GYIN Gambia prepare Gambian youth leaders as agents of sustainable peace

With the financial support of the UN Peace Building Fund, UNESCO Dakar, in partnership with the Global Youth Innovation Network – Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia), has trained youth leaders in The Gambia on conflict transformation and peacebuilding. The three-day capacity-building workshop which ended on Wednesday, 23rd February, was aimed at equipping youth leaders with skills […]

Three Young Entrepreneurs Receive GamDiaspora Tank Grants

Three young Gambian entrepreneurs have received financial support in the form of a grant, from GamDiaspora Tank, which is collaborating with the Gambian Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network–popularly called GYIN and EBROSSO Consulting Services. The grant Prizes amounting to D20,000 is to support the young entrepreneurs to expand and strengthen their businesses. The trio, […]

GYIN Gambia, Partners Commence ‘Conflict Transformation, Peace-building’ Training for 2nd Batch of Youth Leaders

The Gambian Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) with support from the United Nations (UN) Peace-building Fund (PBF), the Government of the Gambia, and UNESCO-Dakar has commended a three-day capacity-building training for the second batch of youth leaders, centering on ‘Conflict Transformation and Peace-building. Mrs. Fanta Samateh-Manneh, Deputy Permanent Secretary (DPS) at the Ministry […]

Meet Amie Colley, the ROOTS Covid-19 Grant Beneficiary who is overcoming Barriers to Growth in Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Ms. Amie Colley, a female entrepreneur who benefited from Covid-19 relief support in the sum of US$1,200 (GMD 60,000.00), bankrolled by the Rural Poor Stimulus Facility (RPSF) through the Resilience of Organizations for Transformative Smallholder Agriculture Project (ROOTS), has utilized the funds to equip and upscale her business so as to meet the entrepreneurial demands […]

GYIN Gambia, UNESCO-Dakar validate manual on Conflict Prevention & Peacebuilding Education

The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia in partnership with the UNESCO Dakar office, on 8th February 2022 held a workshop to review and validate a Training Manual on Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Education for Youth Organisations at Baobab Holiday Resort in Bijilo. The manual is the outcome of the Organisational Capacity Needs Assessment exercise […]