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Employment creation through rural development in the Gambia

Meine Pieter van Dijk

Employment creation through rural development in the Gambia

a suggestion for the development of the rural informal sector

by Meine Pieter van Dijk

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Published by International Labour Organisation, World Employment Programme, Jobs and Skills Programme for Africa in Addis Ababa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Manpower policy -- Gambia.,
    • Rural development -- Gambia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMeine Pieter van Dijk.
      SeriesWorking papers / Jobs and Skills Programme for Africa =, Documents de travail / Programme des emplois et des compétences techniques pour l"Afrique, Working papers (Jobs and Skills Programme for Africa)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5848.7.A6 D55 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 leaves ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3157959M
      LC Control Number82980543

      rural and urban areas. Employment opportunities for the rural youth are not only in agriculture but also nonfarm. Including rural towns, the rural non-farm sector accounts for about 20% of employment opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The history of economic development has shown that development of the non-farm sector is tied to. Gambia African Economic Outlook Following the drought-induced contraction of the Gambia’s gross domestic product (GDP), the country’s economy recovered moderately in and in GDP growth in is estimated to have contracted to about %, compared to earlier estimated GDP growth of 7%. KYRGYZ REPUBLIC. Independent terminal evaluation. Promoting community level job creation and income generating activities through the development of cost-effectivec building materials production in Kyrgyzstan (UNIDO project No. ). October PDF (4MB) INDIA. Independent terminal evaluation. With Gambians yearning to oversee their destiny, the Government is implementing a national development plan (–) to transform the country through infrastructural development, agricultural transformation, macroeconomic stability, job creation and employment.


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The project creates employment opportunities for the youth in The Gambia through ILO’s employment-intensive construction approach with a focus on equal and decent work opportunities Employment creation for youth to build sustainable peace in The Gambia: Launch of the employment-intensive construction works.

Gambia, The - Youth Employment and Skills Development Study: Improving Youth Employment Outcomes Through Enhanced Skills Development. World Bank () Despite substantial improvements in access to basic education and steady economic growth, The Gambia still faces considerable challenges in respect to reducing poverty.

BEIJING, Novem —E-commerce can flourish in developing countries and in rural areas and be a powerful instrument to create employment for semi-skilled workers, women and other groups, according to a new joint research. Gambia, The - Youth Employment and Skills Development Study: Improving Youth Employment Outcomes Through Enhanced Skills Development Poverty reduction is a complex equation that involves improvements in job creation, especially for high-skilled and productive employment, as well as improvements in human capital levels to ensure that.

Youth employment and skills development in The Gambia / [prepared by Nathalie Lahire]. “This report was prepared by Nathalie Lahire and included the following team members: Priscilla Elms, Ryoko Wilcox, and Richard Johanson.” Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN -- ISBN 1. Vocational Size: 1MB. Downloadable. Despite substantial improvements in access to basic education and steady economic growth, The Gambia still faces considerable challenges in respect to reducing poverty.

As the result of its narrow economic base and its reduced internal market, the country will continue to rely heavily on the productivity of its citizens to reverse the cycle that keeps. development. Inthe government adopted The Gambia Incorporated Visionwhich is a blueprint for national development covering a year period.

The government’s Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment recognizes that poverty reduction in rural areas requires priority investment in agriculture, health and education. There is a rising rural poverty and a growing gap between rural and urban Gambia with regards to access to health, education, and basic services.

While the proportion of the households living below the poverty line is per cent in urban areas, the proportion rises to per cent for rural Gambia. Enabel’s intervention in The Gambia through the Rural Infrastructure for Economic Growth and Employment Creation project will roll out over three years with funding from the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, in collaboration with other development.

The Gambian authorities produced two Annual Progress Reports (APRs) covering implementation of the first Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) during –03 andrespectively.

This addendum is organized around four of the main themes of the first PRSP: (i) macroeconomic stability and effective public resource management; (ii) promotion of pro-poor growth and employment creation.

Rural Development Rural producers are the starting point of most value chains. Helping them capture market opportunities, obtain fair deals, and produce higher-quality products improves value chain performance while increasing rural incomes and employment and harnessing economic growth for rural areas.

Why action is neededFile Size: 1MB. A directory of rural development NGO agencies in Gambia (international & locally based). Here is their background information, contact addresses, telephone numbers, some emails, faxes, the organizations main locations in the Banjul area, Western Region & upper river & other details.

across selected countries. It further explores the role of SMEs in economic development and employment creation in the selected countries. The article also provides a brief discussion of the challenges facing SMEs and offers some solutions to the challenges.

Key words: Small business, job creation, economic development, poverty alleviation. Reducing poverty through rural development - areas (e.g. agriculture, small and medium enterprise development, employment and other non.

Sustainable development and its application to the Gambia ‘Sustainable development’ has now become the development paradigm of the s. The term is used by aid agencies, development planners and environmental activists alike in their policies. The most widely used Development:File Size: 96KB.

In the new National Development Plan and under the National Strategy for Industrialization and Job Creation, Government of Zambia wants to create one million jobs in 5 years, through economic diversification.

Government aims to create waged jobs in non-mining sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. SinceIFAD has supported 10 programmes and projects in The Gambia totalling US$93 million and directly benefiting more thanrural households.

Most beneficiaries are women. Projects focus on agricultural and rural development in the lowlands and adjacent uplands, and are aligned with government priorities.

Touray further said that the recently concluded Gambia Growth and Competitiveness Project (GGCP), provides support for employment creation through entrepreneurship and enterprise development. From the middle of the s, IFAD has been heavily engaged in supporting rural microfinance projects in The Gambia as a consequence of its promotion of agricultural development.

The growth of the village-based Savings and Credit Association structure, abbreviated as VISACA, has resulted in a more professional microfinance sector. Chapter 23 - The role of nongovernmental organizations in extension. John Farrington. John Farrington.

is an agricultural economist and Director of the Rural Resources and Poverty Research Programme at the Overseas Development Institute in London. Investment and Job Creation: Enhanced job creation through optimised diaspora investment in structured incentive schemes and programmes.

The programme is designed and implemented by GK Partners (GKP), in partnership with the Government of The Gambia, and co-financed by GKP and the Swiss Government.

As a country, he said, The Gambia has been trying to focus attention on employment creation, and to bring innovations in addressing issues of unemployment and under-employment.

"The issue of acute unemployment has great consequences in the drive towards reducing poverty," he added. That historic summit highlighted the need to place employment at the center of all national plans for social and economic development of Africa. The heads of state and government agreed to take action to reverse the trends of pervasive poverty, unemployment and under employment and to bring material improvement to the lives of the African people.

Youth Employment and Skills Development in The Gambia [] Lahire, Nathalie Johanson, Richard Poverty reduction is a complex equation that involves improvements in job creation, especially for high-skilled and productive employment, as well as improvements in human capital levels to ensure that citizens are able to take advantage of Cited by: 4.

The essence of the development process in such an economy is “the transfer of labour resources from the agricultural sector, where they add nothing to production, to the more modern industrial sector, where they create a surplus that may be used for further growth and development.”. In Lewis model the transformation process or the process of structural change starts by an.

• Women predominate in unstable and flexible jobs that lack social security and other benefits, and are often the first to lose their jobs during economic downturns.8 GenDer anD rural employment olicy Brief #4p agricultural value chain development: threat or opportunity for women’s employment?File Size: KB.

Hello and welcome to another edition of your travel and tourism. This time we bring you on limelight some benefits of tourism good for the economy and the employment creation.

Due to The Gambia’s poor human rights record under JAMMEH, international development partners had distanced themselves, and substantially reduced aid to the country.

These channels have now reopened under the administration of President Adama BARROW, who took office in January The US and The Gambia currently enjoy improved relations. Unleashing the potential of youth to succeed in business. The two-day event was held in Dakar, Senegal on November during the Global Entrepreneurship Week.

It was a featured event of the Global Entrepreneurship Week and was jointly co-organized by the partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth: International Labour Organization (ILO).

The relation between economic growth, social progress and environmental protection represents a key to development. Growth is not a means to an end: it is designed to serve people, promote development and reduce poverty.

Thus KfW supports qualitative growth that targets the promotion of economic, social and environmental aspects.

need for an integrated strategy for rural development, growth and job creation – which covers the demand and the supply sides of the labor market and takes into account the youth mobility from rural to urban areas – combined with targeted interventions to help young people overcome disadvantages in entering and remaining in the labor Size: 25KB.

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TERMS OF REFERENCE Project: The Gambia: Jobs, Skills and Finance (JSF) for Women and Youth Assignment title: International Skills Development Expert Duty station: Banjul, The Gambia Contract type: Full time international consultant Length of contract: 1 year, renewable 1.

Background The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and. problems of rural poverty, food insecurity and land degradation Impact: Productive and protective functions of The Gambia‟s upland and lowland ecosystems restored, sustained and enhanced Beneficiaries: Food insecure rural households (HHs) Rural poor Communities adopting SLM principles Impact Indicators.

Gambia’s economy lacks opportunities for employment of its labour force and job creation is needed, including in rural areas. The important lack of rural economic infrastructures specifically contributes to under-employment opportunities and economic dynamism of the agri-food sector.

Programme!for Accelerated Growth and Employment (PAGE ) viii!. GDP GEAPP GEG GET FUND GFS Gross Domestic Product Gambia Emergency Agricultural Production Project Global Energy Group Gambia Enterprise and Skills Development and Training Fund Government Finance Statistics GIEPA GIPFZA Gambia Investment and Export Promotion File Size: 3MB.

Support jobs creation through rural enterprises and by leveraging private capital and investments. Basic social services Contribute to the government’s long-term goals of reducing poverty and deepening the relationship between citizens and the state on the basis of quality basic social services.

Youth Employment and Skills Development in The Gambia 35 that in most Sub-Saharan African countries girls living in rural areas are less likely to attend school. resource rich countries such as Ethiopia and the Gambia it is estimated that youth unemployment was as high as 27 and 40 percent respectively in (AfDB et al ).

These facts suggest that African countries have to address the challenge of employment-creation and also strengthen linkages. Department of Community Development, The Gambia. likes. To enhance and promote the participation of the people in enhancing their destinies through paricipatory development Followers: through its program for Sustainable Development in the ’s.

The Gambia also successfully implemented the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility between and and qualified for HIPC The Gambia participated effectively in the negotiations of the international environmental conventions as well as in the WSSD.Fiscal consolidation helped to reduce fiscal deficit to % of GDP infinanced through budget support loans and grants and expensive domestic borrowing, crowding out private investment.

Debt remains unsustainable (% of GDP in ), and debt service consumed more than 53% of revenues in –18, leaving limited fiscal space to.