The Gambia

TitleSupport to PME Advisory Centres in The Gambia regarding Employment Promotion, Career Guidance and Capacity Development - Programm Migration für Entwicklung (PME)
Type of projectLabour Market & Employment Promotion
ClientDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Origin of funding

German Government through GIZ

Duration12/2021 - 03/2023

The project Support to PME Advisory Centres in The Gambia regarding Employment Promotion, Career Guidance and Capacity Development is part of GIZ’sglobal project Programm Migration für Entwicklung (PME), with the overall objective to improve the prospects of economic and social participation for returnees and the local population in selected countries.

To support returnees and individuals in the local population seeking for better prospects, the programme is working together with national partners to operate Advice Centers for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration.

The advisory centres offer individual advice and information on training, employment and reintegration options, organise job and career fairs, hold information events, and offer job application and preparation trainings. In addition to providing advice, the programme offers a range of courses, vocational training measures and psychosocial support services that empower interested individuals to improve their chances on the local labour market.

In The Gambia, the project will contribute to the overall objective by:

1. Providing support to the PME Reintegration and Career Guidance Services and implementing pilot employment promotion measures

2. Providing capacity development for the National Partner of GIZ PME in the implementation of the National Employment Strategy, Job Fairs and the effective coordination of local actors in the field of employment promotion.

3. Providing support to various TVET institutions and career guidance services to expand the training offers of the Advisory Centre.