How will the plan be implemented?

The government will put in place robust mechanisms to ensure that the plan is fully and effectively implemented. The main elements of this are: clarity with respect to the roles and responsibilities of key national actors and stakeholders; appropriate institutional mechanisms; and a well-thought-through implementation strategy.

  • Roles and Responsibilities

Oversight and policy coordination for the National Development Plan will be provided by:

  • The National Assembly;
  • Cabinet;
  • An Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee;
  • A Multi-Stakeholder National Coordinating Committee;
  • A Regional Governor’s and Municipalities Forum; and
  • A Government-Development Partners forum is also envisaged.

For technical and implementation oversight, the following mechanisms will be put in place:

  • A National Technical Committee;
  • Technical Clusters;
  • A National Monitoring and Evaluation platform; and
  • Regional Technical Advisory Committee and cascading down to Ward levels.
  • Implementation Strategy

Several interconnected strategies shall drive implementation of the National Development Plan, namely:

  • Rigorous prioritization and sequencing of actions;
  • Addressing regional disparities in access to basic services and strengthening integrated urban planning;
  • Realignment of sector strategies and action plans to the overall orientation of the National Development Plan;
  • Regional integration and cross-border cooperation; and
  • Capacity development.

    The government’s goal is to “deliver good governance, accountability, social cohesion, national reconciliation, a revitalized and transformed economy for the wellbeing of all Gambians”.

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