Contact Address Details:
(GAMFIDA) Gambia Artisanal
Fisheries Development Agency
Banjul area Head office
Bakau Community Fisheries Centre
Bakau New Town
Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4495584 / 4495584
GAMFIDA, founded in 1997, represents its members who are small
scale fishermen who use mostly throw nets and West African
The NGO's main mission is to enhance and advocate for the
advancement of the artisanal fisheries sector and increase
the capacity and cohesiveness of its coastal / river membership
through the dissemination of information and training workshops.
GAMFIDA has a scheme to settle disputes which come about as
a result of fishing activities.
Finally the association runs a savings & credit programme
for fishermen in Banjul and the fishing communities and villages
in Brufut, Tanji, Sanyang, Kartong, Gunjur and Bakau.