Training in Responsible and Sustainable Tourism in Jirong

International Cooperation

 | Gambia

AETHNIC collaborates in the project of the Kalilu Foundation


The objective of the project is the consolidation of a Responsible and Sustainable Tourism space

(TRS), which will be managed by Jirong women trained in responsible and sustainable tourism management.

The project envisages the creation of 4 jobs for women, who will manage the Jirong eco-lodge, which has capacity for 21 people.

Activities Carried Out

  • Technical-practical training in eco-lodge management for 10 women from Jirong and surrounding areas
  • Improvement of the eco-lodge accommodation: 2 cabins that will be used by the students during the training
  • Selection of 4 women for the management of the eco-lodge

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Collaborating entities:

  • Aethnic is the collaborating entity
  • The Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia (ITTOG)

Supported by:

Project localization:

Jirong, North Bank,. the gambia

Project schedule:

January 2023 to January 2024