The local NGO known as ITAG,
which stands for The Information Technology Association
of The Gambia, was founded in 2004. Its mission is to
promote the increased use and development of ICT as
part of the socio-economic development drive of the
The Association's long term goal is to be seen as the
only representative of all ICT professionals in The
Gambia by creating and upholding international standards
by its members and ensure their observance of the integrity
and ethics of the profession.
The structure of ITAG is made up of the General Assembly,
Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, The President
and Secretary of the Association.
ITAG's 11 founding charter members are Poncelet Ileleji,
Lamin Marenah, Simon Abraham, Fabakry Sanyang, Justice
Anthony, Yunusa Bah, Patrick Struckman, Papa Yusupha
Njie, Katim Touray, Salieu Taal, and Abdou Rahman Touray.
Financing for the operations of the ITAG is from a number
of bodies and programs.
• Membership fees
paid annually by all members
• Donations, gifts
& grants from private individuals & institutions
• Income generating activities e.g. tailored research
& sales of audio-visual items
Each year the budget is presented to the General Assembly
for approval. Audits are carried out by an appointed
auditor of the assembly.
Aims & Objectives:
• To encourage the
expansion and development of Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) and related issues in The Gambia.
• Promote the development of know-how and use of
• To advise and assist in the preparation
and execution of a national ICT policy in The Gambia.
• Encourage and help professionals to uphold the
competence and integrity of the profession.
• To promote the use of IT & communications to improve
the standard of living of Gambians and other nations
• To encourage partnerships between
members at home.
• Make efforts to promote
the development of a Gambian Silicon Valley Project
– Science & Technology Park.
• To offer
good standard technical, educational and research services
and standards to give to its professional members and
• To provide annual ICT programmes
to educate and inform girls, in partnership with the
Ministry of Information Communication and Infrastructure
• To encourage close relationships
and cooperation between local ICT professionals and
their counterparts internationally.
To be the foremost consultation authority for dependable
information and advice on public matters pertaining
to Information Technology.
• To endeavour for
and sustain the best standards of professionalism and
excellence in all its activities.
• Make sure
that the Gambian Internet Community is represented by
ITAG at ICANN (Internet Corporation For Assigned Names
• Push to ensure that the GM
domain name shall be managed and/or administered by
ITAG or a body appointed to do the same by ITAG and
any revenues raised thereof shall be spent on the promotion
of ICT in the country.
From Westfield Junction in Serrekunda head towards Banjul
capital and take the first road left past Ice Man then
take the first road right then first left and ITAG is
in the YMCA Complex Building on the MDI Road.
Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
9am to 12.30pm
Mr. Poncelet Ileleji