- Gambia should enhance efforts aimed at boosting fertilizer use to improve productivity of national priority agricultural commodities and enhance food security.
- The country should increase and sustain its spending in the agriculture sector in order to meet the CAADP target of 10% of the national budget.
- The country should increase the area under sustainable land management practices to strengthen resilience to climate related risks.
The Gambia scores 3.1/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.
Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country
Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention
recommended 50 kg/ha.
Overall country score: 2.92
2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration
|Malabo Commitments Areas (T)||Commitments Categories (C)|
|No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress||No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress|
|1||Re-committing to CAADP Process||5.9||3.33||On Track|
|1||Completing National CAADP Process||7.14||3.33||On Track|
|2||Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance||4.61||3.33||On Track|
|3||Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support||5.95||3.33||On Track|
|2||Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture||1.76||6.67||Not on Track|
|1||Public Expenditure in Agriculture||3.51||10.00||Not on Track|
|2||Enhancing access to finance||0.00||3.33||Not on Track|
|3||Ending Hunger by 2025||1.16||3.71||Not on Track|
|1||Improving Food security and Nutrition||0.68||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies||4.89||5.53||Not on Track|
|3||Doubling agricultural Productivity||0.23||1.00||Not on Track|
|4||Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|5||Strengthening Social Protection||0.00||10.00||Not on Track|
|4||Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 2025||2.5||2.06||On Track|
|1||Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction||0.00||3.25||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|3||Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains||10.00||1.00||On Track|
|4||Women participation in Agri-business||0.00||3.00||Not on Track|
|5||Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities||3.52||1||On Track|
|1||Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions||7.03||1.00||On Track|
|6||Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability||3.92||6||Not on Track|
|1||Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks||1.17||2.00||Not on Track|
|2||Investment in resilience building||6.67||10.00||Not on Track|
|7||Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results||3.17||4.78||Not on Track|
|1||Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|2||Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process||9.50||10.00||Not on Track|
|3||Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability||0.00||3.33||Not on Track|