Localizing SDGs – Improving the livelihoods of vulnerable women and youth around the Senegambia Bridge​

Duration: July 2021 – June 2023
Budget: US$2,210,926 (UNTFHS: $1,110,938; Pooled Funding: $1,099,988)​
Implementing Agencies: UNFPA, ITC and UNRCO​

The programme aims to strengthen capacities of the local authorities and communities towards creating an environment to safeguard the economic and social rights of vulnerable groups whose livelihoods have been negatively impacted by climate change and the Senegambia Bridge, while activating new opportunities that emerge along the Trans Gambia corridor.  

The programme builds on an initiative supported by the UNTFHS  in 2019 to strengthen the application of human security towards accelerating the achievement of the SDGs at the local level in West Africa. ​[LINK]


  • Programme Summary
  • Annual Report 2019, UNFPA The Gambia (https://gambia.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/unfpa_the_gambia_2019_annual_report.pdf)