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Gambia Industry

Gambia Industry

Processing of peanuts and fish is the most important industry. The sector is small and lacks competitiveness. The industry is hampered by poor infrastructure and a lack of skilled labor. Peanut oil is an...

Gambia's Foreign Policy

Gambia’s Foreign Policy

The Gambia is completely enveloped by the French-speaking Senegal, and the relationship with the neighboring country has been ambivalent. After the coup attempt in 1981, the countries were united in the Senegambia Confederation, but...

History of Gambia

The History of Gambia

The area that is today Gambia was first populated by mandingos and Berbers, who came to both sides of the Gambia River in the 400s. The country became part of the vast Mali kingdom...

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Economy and Business in Gambia

The Gambia is a small and resource-poor country, with an open economy where trade plays a significant role. The Gambia is mainly an agricultural country, and is heavily dependent on the export of one...

Gambia

Gambia

The Gambia is a republic in West Africa and consists of an elongated strip of land on both sides of the river of the same name. The country borders the Atlantic Ocean in the...

Geography of the Gambia

Geography of the Gambia

The Gambia includes the lowlands on both sides of the Gambia River’s lower course. The land is nowhere wider than 50 km and is at its narrowest about 24 km wide. The country forms...

Gambia's Political System

Gambia’s Political System

The constitution of 1970 was repealed by the 1994 military coup, but a new democratic constitution came into force in 1997. After this, Gambia is a unified state and democratic republic. The head of...