Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

To construct a new TVET center located in Ndemban which is expected to substitute for the Banjul Skills Training Center, a GTTI Annex, and upgrade the quality and quantity of the TVET available through public training institutes.

Implementation methodologies

The funding of the loan will be used for construction of buildings, to procure consultant services, and the staff training, as well as curriculum development. The National Training Authority of The Gambia will be the execution agent, and inject their ownership to the project.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


1. TaiwanICDF (Taiwan)
2. Government of The Gambia
3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Provide concessional loan during the 5-year commitment period.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Other, please specify
350,000 for associated technical assistance,600,000 (counterpart from the Government of The Gambia),400,000 (funding from the MOFA of Taiwan)
Financing (in USD)
3,600,000 USD
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: Ndemban, The Gambia
Date of completion: December 23, 2013
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Sophia Jan,

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