On Thursday 9 February, the European Union, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Government of the Gambia have launched a new initiative to support job creation and entrepreneurship for Gambian youth. The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project is a four-year project that will benefit from €11 million from the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa and will strengthen the long-term competitiveness and viability of the country’s economy.
The four-year project will focus on achieving the following:
Total Cost (EUR): 11 000 000
EU contracted amount (EUR): 11 000 000
Duration: February 2017 - February 2021
Implementing organisation: International Trade Centre (ITC)
Funding Instrument: EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa
Benefitting zone: The Gambia