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Gunjur Environmental Protection and Development Group (GEPADG)

GEPADG is a voluntary grassroots organization based in the rural south –west coast, registered in Banjul as a charitable non profit making organization.
It is non partisan, non cross-sectional and non denominational but a genuine Community Based Organization (CBO) geared towards the enhancement of local community livelihood, Eco tourism development for sustainable use of natural resources, Community forestry scheme and Beekeeping, agro forestry and women vegetable gardening, rural micro-finance sub projects,
Broader Aims and Objectives;
- Sustainable use of Natural resources through community base management
- Women's livelihood improvement through integrated sustainable use of products from mangroves (e.g. Oyster Collection and sustainable fishing)
- Livelihood options to the local inhabitants.
- Sustainability
Activities; Mangrove regeneration, Annual tree planting exercises, Ecotourism, Community sensitization. Capacity Building



Date of Establishment:

12-Sep, 1992

Purpose of Organization:

Gunjur Environmental Protection And Development Group (GEPADG) which was founded in 1992 in the Gambia realized that the only way to succeed with its aims and objectives was to ensure a wider community participation in natural resources management and conservation. The first ever national conference on the environment at community level in the Gambia was then organized in Gunjur village in February 1998.


Countries in which organization is active:
  • Gambia

Contact Details
Street Address:
Gunjur Kombo South
P.O. Box 21, Banjul
City/Town:
Banjul
State/Province/Other:
Gunjur Kombo South District,West Coast Region
Country:
Gambia
Telephone No.:
220 3453232/9955063/8800986
Fax Phone:
220 4486026/8800986
Website:
http://www.genvironment.co.uk www.gepadg.moonfruit.com
Email:
gepadg@yahoo.com
Organization founded:
Sep-12-1992

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • International Waters
  • Land Degradation
  • Ozone Layer Depletion
  • Organization Type:
  • Community Based Organization (CBO)
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Local
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. Badara Njie Bajo Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Director & Founder
    Street Address:
    Gunjur Kombo South,West Coast Region
    P O Box 21,Banjul
    Zip Code:
    None
    City/Town:
    Gunjur Kombo South
    State/Province/Other: West Coast Region
    Fax Phone:
    220-44-86026
    Email:
    checgambiagmail.com
    gepadgyahoo.com


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