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The Country Brand The Gambia

What are Business Development Services (BDS)?

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) constitute the majority of businesses in the Gambia. However most of them are necessity-induced, still informal and continue to exhibit survivalist tendencies. These attributes make MSMEs less attractive for funding by financial institutions, thereby making them more vulnerable to both internal and external shocks. Compared to medium and large organizations, Micro and small enterprises, especially start-ups require more special services to survive

What Are BDS

What are Business Development Services (BDS)?

Business development is about implementing business growth opportunities business development involves all tasks
and processes concerning the analytical preparation, monitoring and support of growth opportunities tools, frameworks

How Participatory BDS Works

How BDS Works

The Business Development Service (BDS) department’s goal is to support the establishment of new micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and enhance growth of existing ones which will result in improved productivity and job creation for the country.

Success Stories

I am a deputy Imam and farmer by profession and I attended ETW last year December in Brikama.

As I acquire the competencies of successful entrepreneurs I decided to reinforce these competencies and some of the successes I have registered is amazing and they includes; owning a shop after be


News and Events

Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency is pleased to inform the general public of the up

The Entrepreneurship Farmer Training Workshop is underway at Farafenni from Monday " Read More",

Empretec Gambia’s nominee for the Empretec Women in Business Awards has made it 2016 "Read More"



Do I Need Training? If So Where?

Are you 18 years and above, attained minimum of grade twelve or secondary 4th, in serious business as existing or aspiring to start a new business or farmer?