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IMF Staff Concludes Governance Diagnostic for The Gambia

Washington, DC: At the request of the government of The Gambia, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Olivier Basdevant visited Banjul over the period January 10—24, 2023, to conduct a diagnostic of governance and corruption vulnerabilities in The Gambia. The diagnostic provides an opportunity to carry out a […]

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GNPC transformed from a loss-making to a profit-making entity

The former Managing Director (retired) of the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Mr. Yaya F. Barrow has transformed the GNPC into a profit-making company within a short stint of his career as managing director. Mr. Barrow was the Managing Director of GNPC from October 2018 to September 2022. He comes […]

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The Need For A New Economic Vision And Development Model For The Gambia

According to the World Bank (2023), “global growth is expected to decelerate sharply to 1.7 percent in 2023. It is the weakest growth rate in nearly three decades, overshadowed only by the global recession caused by the pandemic and the 2008 global financial crisis (World Bank, 2023).” In other words, […]

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Gambia Competitiveness Improvement Forum Launched

Tuesday 20th December 2022: The Gambia Competitiveness Improvement Forum (GamCIF) was on Tuesday launched by the Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration, and Employment – Hon Baboucarr Joof. The well-attended event by over 130 invitees comprising of the business community, cabinet ministers, regional governors, permanent secretaries, senior government officials, members […]