Long-term development vision: 


Medium-term development plan: 

  • National Development Plan 2018-2021
  • Vision: A country that upholds the highest standard of governance, accountability and transparency; where social cohesion and harmony prevails among communities; citizens enjoy a standard of living and access to basic services to enable them to lead descent and dignified lives; youth, women, children realize their full potential, and a nurturing and caring environment exists for the vulnerable; there is an enabling environment for our private sector to thrive; and our natural heritage is nurtured and preserved for future generations.
  • Strategic priorities:
    • Restoring good governance, respect for human rights, the rule of law, and empowering citizens through decentralization and local governance;
    • Stabilizing our economy, stimulating growth, and transforming the economy;
    • Modernizing our agriculture and fisheries for sustained economic growth, food and nutritional security and poverty reduction;
    • Investing in our people through improved education and health services, and building a caring society;
    • Building our infrastructure and restoring energy services to power our economy;
    • Promoting an inclusive and culture-centered tourism for sustainable growth;
    • Reaping the demographic dividend through an empowered youth; and
    • Making the private sector the engine of growth, transformation, and job creation


Other development plans:

  • The Gambia 2050 Climate Vision- MECCNAR
    • Vision: Moving towards climate resilience and net zero carbon emissions by 2050
  • The Gambia National Social Protection Policy 2015 - 2025
    • Vision: to establish by 2035 an inclusive, integrated and comprehensive social protection system that will effectively provide protective, preventative, promotive and transformative measures to safeguard the lives of all poor and vulnerable groups in The Gambia and contribute to broader human development, greater economic productivity and inclusive growth.
    • Objectives: addressing gaps in coverage and aligning programmes more effectively in order to meet the varied needs of the population; providing guidance to increase the coordination of interventions through the adoption of a systematic and harmonised mechanism that identifies beneficiaries, exchanges information (e.g. MIS), and monitors programme impact.