What We Do

The Technical Cooperation Project involves specific activities that fall under two broad categories, namely:

  • Optimising the Benefits of Migration for Gambian Development

  • Improving Implementation and Operational Capacity and Effectiveness

The project activities are as follows:

Optimising the Benefits of Migration for Gambian Development

  • Research, consultation and production of a 10-Year Gambian Diaspora Strategy
  • Structuring and creation of a Gambia Diaspora Directorate and website
  • Inauguration of an annual ‘Stake in the Nation Forum’
  • Scheme to reduce the transaction costs of remittances

Improving Implementation and Operational Capacity and Effectiveness 

  • Mapping of the structures, services and activities of selected Ministries
  • Professional training in diaspora-development and operational effectiveness
  • Support government engagement in global migration and development processes
  • Review and analysis of government and programme effectiveness