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Contact Address:

Gambia Investment & Export
Promotion Agency

Banjul area HQ, Giepa House
48A Kairaba Avenue
Serrekunda, KMC
P.O. Box 757 Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: 4377377
              4377616 / 8
Fax:      4377379


GIEPA is the national agency responsible for promoting and facilitating Investment, Business and Export Development and Support to MSMEs and regulation of designated export processing zones in The Gambia. It is a statutory body established through an Act of Parliament under the legal framework of The Gambia Investment Promotion Act, 2001 and The Free Zones Act, 2001.

It is an autonomous public organization, with its own Board of Directors which includes three members from the private sector. As the investment promotion body of the country it is also the implementing agency of the World Bank / Gambia Government funded Gateway Project.

It's export services includes:

Facilitation of Public-Private sector dialogue for business and export development
Promotion of business development initiatives through consultative engagements of the private sector
Facilitation of export development through provision of export services & assisting companies with export potential to export ready status
Provision of research & development support
Promotion of local businesses during external marketing campaigns

The agency's main role is to provide all the necessary information and assistance required by foreign investors at the initial stage of establishment and thereafter, to ensure the smooth functioning and sustainability of such business ventures in Gambia. In appraising investment projects, the agency works closely with all relevant Government Ministries and Institutions. Giepa also serves as the link between investors and all state agencies.

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