Youth Forum

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Latest GBOS survey pegs unemployment at 56.4% and youth unemployment at 45.3%
Nov 28, 2023, 10:46 AM

The government of The Gambia has conducted a survey in collaboration with development partners and other stakeholders with the objective of producing official national statistics on the labour force, employment and unemployment for monitoring and planning purposes.

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NYC sails on with meeting on national action plan for youth and security
Nov 21, 2023, 12:25 PM

The National Youth Council (NYC) has continued its regional consultation meeting in Janjanbureh and Kuntaur with young people and stakeholders towards the development of the National Action Plan on youth, peace and security.

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 Youth leaders, parents sensitised on laws, punishments against sexual exploitation of children
Nov 14, 2023, 10:51 AM

The National Youth Council (NYC) recently sensitised youth leaders, parents and young people on laws and punishments against sexual exploitation of children in The Gambia.

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NYC ED assures of support to youth activities, programmes
Nov 7, 2023, 12:08 PM

Executive Director of the National Youth Council (NYC), Alagie Jarju, has assured of his office’s unflinching support to youth activities and programmes in The Gambia.

Youth Connekt summit winds up
Oct 31, 2023, 10:10 AM

The most anticipated Youth Connekt Summit recently ended at a local hotel in Kololi, West Coast Region.

Youth dreams
Gambia: Youth dreams is about life in Europe
Oct 24, 2023, 11:57 AM

The Gambia is a relatively calm and stable country, and the dreams of most of her youth is about life in Europe, hence they risk their lives in the Sahara with Europe as the goal.

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Effects of social media on youth
Oct 17, 2023, 12:19 PM

Social media continues to evolve and grow in popularity and its powerful influence on youth shows no sign of slowing.

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Youth Connekt Gambia to create 100,000 job opportunities
Oct 10, 2023, 10:37 AM

Youth Connekt-The Gambia is set to create 100,000 job opportunities for young people in the country.

Young women use technology, tourism to transform their communities
Oct 3, 2023, 12:08 PM

Fatou Juka Darboe, co-founder and director of Make 3D Company Limited, the first and only 3D printing company in The Gambia, and Isatou Foon, a young tour guide from Janjanbureh, are both using technology and tourism to transform their communities.

Desire of Gambian youth to migrate to Europe
Sep 26, 2023, 11:24 AM

Given the enormous income differences between Africa and Europe, there are powerful incentives for migration even by irregular, costly and potentially dangerous means.

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Summer Camp will provide platform for youth to explore potentials - WCRYC chair
Sep 12, 2023, 10:55 AM

Chairperson of West Coast Region Youth Committee (WCRYC), Lamin Sanneh, has stated that youth summer camp will provide a platform for young people to explore their potentials.

Human capital through the eyes of Gambian youth
Aug 29, 2023, 11:40 AM

Over 60% of The Gambia’s population is at most 25 years old.

Youth (15 - 24 years) is a pivotal age at which core life decisions are made, and investments made in human capital materialize into lifelong outcomes.

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 Youth Minister assures youth of gov’t support 
Aug 22, 2023, 12:36 PM

Minister of Youths and Sports, Bakary Y. Badjie, has assured Gambian youth of government support in addressing the challenges they face.

FEGAMY 2023 National Summer Youth Camp underway in Banjulinding
Aug 8, 2023, 12:10 PM

The Federation of Gambia Muslim Youth (FEGAMY), a local youth organization, on Sunday commenced a weeklong 2023 Youth Summer Camp in Banjulinding, West Coast Region.

Youth Connekt
Youth Connekt: Engaging young people in national building
Aug 1, 2023, 11:23 AM

Youth Connekt is a Pan-African multidimensional initiative whose goal is to engage young people in all spheres of nation building and enhance their economic growth and empowerment.

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Adama Jarju: Beacon of hope in Gambia’s farming transformation
Jul 25, 2023, 12:04 PM

Adama Jarju is an extraordinary young lady born in Sifoe village, Kombo South District, in 1990.  She is currently engaged in farming at her village, making steady progress.

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Profile: Omar N. Darboe, exemplary youth activist
Jul 18, 2023, 1:24 PM

Omar N. Darboe is among the youth in Gunjur who advocate for youth empowerment and development in the Kombo South Coastal Town.

Agriculture, a lucrative business for African youth
Jul 12, 2023, 9:07 PM

Africa’s youth have to gear up to engage more in agriculture in response to the increasing opportunities in the sector to drive the Continent’s economic transformation.

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