The mayor of Banjul is Abdoulie Bah
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Banjul is the capital of The Gambia. The total population of its greater area is estimated at over 413 000. The city is located on St Mary’s Island, and is accessible by bridge and ferries.
The city is home to the Central Bank of the Gambia and the country’s main port, which specialises in shipping the country’s rich exports of peanuts, beeswax, palm wood, palm oil and hides.
Banjul hosts the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) and is currently partnered with the non-profit organisation, Power Up Gambia, to develop solar energy training programs.
The Gambia is the first country in Africa to produce its own agenda to drastically improve its share of renewable energy and energy efficiency by 2030.
UNESCO has also been working with local citizens to promote peace, sustainable development and Global Citizenship.