Sankandi Youth Development Association

Gambia, Planting organisation
Active (last check July 2022)


Community Mangrove Conservation and Restoration

Key Figures

200,000 Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) propagules planted along the Bintang Bolong river bank, near the Sankandi village.

Type(s) of vegetation promoted:

Planted Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) with naturally regenerating Black mangrove (Avicennia germinans).

Local conditions:

Sub-tropical climate, with a distinct dry and rainy (mid-June to September) seasons. The mangrove forests are aquatic environments, with strong tidal influence and saltwater intrusions.


Full name: SYDA - Sankandi Youth Development Association

Official links:

Facebook page

Contact details

+220 980 0280

Sankandi, Kiang West District, Lower River Region, 220 Sankandi, Gambia