GEPADG is a voluntary grassroots organization based in the rural south –west coast of the Gambia, registered in Banjul as a charitable nonprofit 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, ecotourism development for sustainable use of natural resources, Community forestry scheme and Beekeeping, agro forestry and women vegetable gardening, rural micro-finance sub projects.GEPADG has been accredited by the Global Environment Facility GEF in Washington, USA and the UN. 

GEPADG are accredited by the Commonwealth human ecology council in London. 

Our collaborators and Partners

The Gunjur Project Lodge

Gunjur Development Association 

gunjur developmet association

The Department of Parks and wildlife management


Eco Travel Gambia

Eco travel gambia

Footsteps Ecolodge


Sifoe Kafo Farm

The team at GEPADG can organise tours of the Bolongfenyo and other community forests, Sifoe woods in Sifoe village, Kartong village and Northern Senegal with qualified local guides. Please use our contact page for further details

The committe chairman Mr Ebrima Pa Kunta Toronto

The committe chairman Mr Ebrima Pa Kunta Toronto

Director Badara Bajo with Mr Prevost from the World Bank


With the presidents wife at a tree planting exercise 2018


With the Gambian 'King of Kora' Jaliba Kuyateh and the special advisor to the President at our recent fundraising event