Most migrants who return to the Gambia are indebted. Loans are contracted either in the context of migrating, or to cover personal and professional expenses.
This report explores the economic drivers, societal dynamics and decision-making processes focusing on migration of Gambian nationals, drawing on the data collected through focus group discussions (FGDs) in the Gambia between 1st and 15th January
This study examines internal mobility in The Gambia and provides socio-economic profiles of migrants who move from rural to urban settings. Migrants' places of origin and destination, drivers of migration and travel intentions were analysed to further develop the profile.