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Discover new opportunities in the Gambia

We'll inform you of your opportunities for migrating to Germany and Europe or within the region - to help you find work or improve your skills. You can also contact us if you've returned to the Gambia. We can support you with looking for a job or starting a business, for example. 

The advice given by our centre is available to everyone. It is free of charge, confidential and without obligation. 


Our services

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Our services

The Gambian-German Advisory Centre for Jobs, Training and Reintegration (GGAC) welcomes you. You can get information and individual advice on the following topics:

  • Regular migration to Germany
  • Job opportunities and training in the Gambia
  • Business start-up 
  • Psychosocial support and help in emergency situations

We also arrange trainings on various topics:

  • Job hunting and applications
  • Vocational training
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Cosmetics
  • Digital skills
  • Food processing

Insights into our work

Psychosocial support - the most important questions and answers

Returning from abroad is not always easy. In order to settle back in The Gambia in the best possible way, the Gambian-German Advisory Centre for Jobs, Training and Reintegration (GGAC) offers psychosocial support together with the Gambia Red Cross Society. The offer applies to returnees as well as to the local population.

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A trade fair in The Gambia helps with making useful contacts

The trade fair for young women and men in The Gambia’s agricultural and tourism sector is an important stage and networking venue. The Gambian-German Advisory Centre supported entrepreneurs with their presentation.

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Building a future in The Gambia through educational mobility

Studying abroad is a dream for many young people in The Gambia. Clients attending an event at Westfield Junction, Serrekunda were given information on the various options, scholarships and application procedures.

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“Showing people that they aren’t alone”

The coordinator of the Gambian-German Advisory Centre talks about its diverse range of services to help people make a new start.

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Digital and Social Media Marketing

New web-based training (WBT) on Atingi helps participants to explore how to market a business on social channels. Available in English and free of charge.

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Successful job fair and careers day in The Gambia

Contacts with companies, careers advice, tips on the best training, promotion of employment and raising awareness of different opportunities in The Gambia: all of these were the focal point of the job fair on the campus of Gambia College. More than 1,000 participants benefited from these opportunities.

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Advisory centre officially opened

With an opening ceremony, the GGAC in Serrekunda opened its doors to those seeking advice.

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A future career for young people

Together with the GTTI, the GGAC is offering young people in Gambia a 9-month training course, which is intended to improve their career prospects. It prepares them for jobs in the welding industry, construction and the solar technology sector.

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The goal: entrepreneurial thinking

The 13 proud Gambians are presented with their certificates: They have learned a lot during their one-week training on the basics of business and finances. The mood in the small room scattered with tables, posters and working materials is vibrant – thanks to their newly acquired knowledge, the participants, including returnees from Germany, are keen to start planning their career as a self-employed business owners.

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Milestone for advisory centre in The Gambia

In the leadup to the upcoming official opening of the Gambian-German Advisory Centre for Jobs, Training and Reintegration (GGAC) in The Gambia, an implementation agreement was signed in the capital Banjul.

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Services provided by our partners

Work and starting a business, training and professional development, psychosocial health and emergency support – our partners also provide numerous services related to these and other aspects. Our advisory team will be happy to refer you to the appropriate organisation. You can get an overview of what is available here.