Economy

Economy

Industry projects to overtake Agriculture on GDP

The minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has said the agricultural sector is anticipated to experience a contraction in 2019 due to poor performance...

$11, 000 Biogas Plant project launch

11, 000 United States dollars –more than 500, 000 Gambian dalasis- biogas plant project was launched at Sukuta clinic on Tuesday, by Trisp Africa...

‘We Need to Maximize Production to Reduce the Trade Deficit’

The Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG) Bakary Jammeh, has urged that production should be maximized to reduce the country’s deficit...

Tourism And The National Economy

The forecast of the minister of finance is that tourism will suffer setback as a result of the financial difficulties of a company engaged...

No Date fixed for legal tender of the old notes

Mr. Karamo Jawara, Director of Banking at the Central Bank of the Gambia, has said that no specific date has been fixed to withdraw...

Gambia signs $55million agreement: To support agriculture and energy

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed three new Murabaha Financing Agreements with...

Farmers Dilate on Harvest Season

Farmers in the rural area have expressed hope of better harvest in this year’s harvest season. It could be recalled that the onset of 2019...

Unique Solutions & Unique Energy getsD30.6m Ecowas energy project

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency-ECREEE has presented a cheque amounting to $282,902.00 to Unique Solutions & Unique Energy under the...

ECREEE empowering local companies to take lead in renewable energy sector

Six selected projects in Ecowas member states have emerged as winners of the third Ecowas Rural Electrification Facility (EREF 3) and received cheques amounting...

Ecowas targets central electricity grid control by 2020

A central control centre that will be used to manage and operate all electricity grids in West Africa shall begin operations by 2020, the...