Gambia Selected Projects


PROGEBE: For a Productive Trypanotolerant Livestock Contributing to Food Security and Poverty Alleviation in West Africa

16/07/2012 - The Regional Project on Sustainable Management of Endemic Ruminant Livestock (PROGEBE) resulted from the will of The Gambia, Guinea, Mali and Senegal to implement preservation measures for the trypanotolerant livestock (Ndama catt...

Categories: Guinea, Gambia, Mali, Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries


Multinational NERICA rice distribution project: Towards sustainable agriculture

03/05/2016 - Every year, Africa imports one third of global rice production, with West Africa alone importing nearly 20% (5.2 million tonnes). By 2020, if domestic production continues to be outstripped by growing demand, Africa will need an e...

Categories: Nigeria, Mali, Sierra Leone, Benin, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea


Gambia’s aquaculture on the path of sustainable development

03/02/2017 - The Gambia continues to face escalating food and nutrition deficits, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). As in most African countries, improved agriculture practices ensure food securi...

Categories: Gambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development


Infertile Land in Gambia Put to Plough Due to Joint AfDB/IFAD/Government Watershed Management Project

02/04/2012 - More than 140,000 poor people, of whom 52% are women across the Gambia have enjoyed greatly increased crop output after formerly unproductive land was put to the plough as a result of a USD 17.5 million watershed management projec...

Categories: Gambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation


Integrated Fight Against Aquatic Plant Proliferation in West Africa

28/03/2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning t...

Categories: Benin, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Human Capital Development, Education, Health, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment