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  Agriculture Ministry
The Quadrangle Building, Banjul capital
The ministry's responsibilities are to increase agricultural output, satisfy food needs, generate paid employment & income for agro workers & generate foreign exchange.

  Central Statistics Department
CSD - Ecowas Avenue, Banjul
This department produces the population census, data on Consumer Prices, external trade, national accounts and more.

  Communication & IT Department
GRTS Building, MDI Road, Kanifing South
MOICI is charged with opening up the ICT sector. It has a number of semi-autonomous institutions operating under it.

  Education Ministry (Basic & Secondary)
Willy Thorpe Building, Banjul
MOBSE is responsible for ensuring that standards ofr early child care, basic education (grades 1-9), secondary, adult & non-formal education are line with the EFA action plan.

  Energy Ministry
Second floor, Futurelec Building, Kotu
Their functions are to enhance petroleum exploration in Gambia, reduce dependency on imported oil, ensure energy security, reduce wood fuel dependence etc.

  Finance & Economic Affairs Ministry
The Quadrangle , Banjul capital
The finance ministry is responsible for the national budget & creating a national economic policy aimed at aiding economic development in Gambia.

  Fisheries & Water Resources
Marina Parade, Banjul
The oversee the fisheries sector to ensure the efficient use of aquatic life resources as well as perform hydrological water quality supply & control.

  Foreign Affairs Ministry
Marina Parade, Banjul
MOFA promotes foreign policy aimed at promoting the country's interests by enhancing & expanding bilateral relations with countries & assisting welfare of Gambian citizens overseas.

  Forestry & Environment
5C Marina Parade
MOFEN was founded in 1976 and has its roots going back to 1939 in the forestry sector.

  Health & Social Welfare Ministry
The Quadrangle, Banjul
Their department's responsibilities are focused on the 3 level public health system & improving standards in hospitals, clinics, nursing & dentistry.

  Higher Education Ministry
Bertil Haring Highway, Kotu
MoHERST is charged by the Government to provide relevant & good quality education, promote research, science & technology to drive economic growth via their various departmental units.

  Immigration & Nationality Department
71 OAU Boulevard
GID handles visa extensions, airport entry control, ID cards, issuing passports, residency & work permits for aliens.

  Interior Ministry
5 J.R. Forster Street, Banjul
MOTI is responsible for the Gambia  Police Force, Department of Immigration, visas issuances, operating the Prison Service and registering NGOs.

  Justice Ministry
Marina Parade
The MOJ & office of the Attorney General's Chambers carries out multiple legal functions such as law reform, registering patents, running the law courts, legislative drafting among others.


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In the above directory you will find each departments' background information, contact addresses, telephone numbers, emails, some websites, faxes & main locations in the Greater Banjul area of the western coast region of The Gambia, West Africa.

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