NEDI is a public institution under the Ministry of youth and sport (MoYS) and was established by an act of Parliament in 2013 (NEDi act 2013) as part of Government strategic endeavors in empowering youth and women of the country. The main purpose of its establishment is to empower the Gambian youth and women through enterprise development, as a means of sustainable employment creation and better livelihood.
The Journey so far………
- Trained more than 1,500 youth and women including returnees on General Entrepreneurship including returnees within the regions of GBA, KM,LRR, NBR, CRR& URR, of which more than 60% already established their businesses (NEDi Tracer study report 2019).
- Trained 145 youth and women in Agro-entrepreneurship (food processing, packaging, labeling & preservation on agricultural produce) with funding from GIZ project, of which 90% of the trainees (individuals & groups) are all engaged.
- Support to the establishment of 9 processing centers with solar power which has created 36 employment for youth and women in different communities in LRR funded by GIZ Project.
APPLICATION FORM FOR GENERAL ENTERPRENEUSHIP TRAINING