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Working to stop the human exodus from Gambia

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A man is helped by rescuers after arriving on a rescue boat at the port of Malaga in Spain
A man is helped by rescuers after arriving on a rescue boat at the port of Malaga in Spain Reuters/Jon Nazca

Gambia has the highest number of people trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Italy, than any other country in Africa, according to the United Nations.

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The government of Adama Barrow has promised that it will work to revert this trend which affects mostly young people.

There will aslo be input from those who have returned via Libya and begun to share their experiences to try and discourage people from leaving.

Claire Bargelès has this report from Banjul.

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