The economy in Gambia is dominated by farming and the region can be described as extremely fertile. Within agriculture, peanut production accounts for 6.9% of GDP, other crops 8.3%, livestock 5.3%, fishing 1.8%, and forestry 0.5%.
Natural Resources in Gambia include: Fish, titanium (rutile and ilmenite), tin, zircon, silica sand, clay and petroleum.