On Friday, December 9, 2011 a special country report on The Gambia was published within The Independent. This report was produced by Worldfolio, which spent several months investigating in the country through one of its teams.
The main objectives of this on site information gathering works is to be able to transfer to The Independent audience the real economic and business situation of the country and the different opportunities, letting the main characters in the Gambian business arena to send the right message to the UK decision makers. For this purpose, the team interview the most important personalities in the country.
During the conversation with President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh the strong Gambian banking system is enhanced. As a main pillar for the future, the president defends they “want to transform The Gambia into a trading, export-oriented agricultural and manufacturing nation, thriving on free-market policies and a vibrant private sector.”
We are talking about a country that finally has been able to propel its growth after decades of crisis. On the other hand, per capita income hasn’t enjoyed such a big growing, due to an important population increase.The Worldfolio