Map of Senegal

Senegal

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  • Community forest management conserves critical resources.

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  • Rural health huts provide much-needed care through community volunteers.

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  • USAID provides bednets to communities to help prevent malaria.

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Maimouna Ba explains the female condom to a UCAD student.
Educating Senegal’s University Students About Reproductive Health
Harouna Kobor, chicken entrepreneur, wants to expand his business to sheep.
Capitalizing on Chickens in Northeastern Senegal
Building Bridges between Communities by Managing Natural Resources
Managing Shared Resources on Senegal-Gambia Border

About Senegal

 

In the past decade, Senegal has progressed significantly both economically and politically as a moderate, democratic, predominantly Muslim secular country in fragile west Africa. However, poor infrastructure, longstanding underinvestment and an inhibiting policy environment continue to challenge growth. In partnership with the Government of Senegal, USAID helps improve lives by creating jobs, improving access to education and health care, helping to strengthen democratic institutions, and developing the agriculture sector to increase production and incomes. 

Last updated: March 26, 2015

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Mission Contact

USAID/Senegal
c/o U.S. Embassy
B.P. 49 Dakar
Senegal
Phone 
+221 33 879 4000

USAID Contact

Stephanie Saenger
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
20523
Phone 
202-712-1623