The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), with the Government of Senegal and its other partners, help to create jobs, fight poverty, and increase food security in Senegal by improving the agricultural sector, natural resources management, trade, and in concert with the Health Office, nutrition – especially of women and children.
A downloadable PDF of USAID/Senegal's Agriculture and Food Security Fact Sheet
Thiénéba, November 20, 2013: The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a second phase of a project that promotes gender equity and women’s empowerment through community radio for thousands of village women in central Senegal.
The new three-year phase of the project will expand the training and support for a cadre of women by 25 villages in addition to continuing support for the original sixty. Funding for the project is about $1.5 million.
The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and in partnership with the Senegalese government, signed an innovative loan guarantee agreement that will provide Senegalese farmers with unprecedented access to financing for agricultural equipment to boost productivity and increase food security.
U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Sandra Clark represented the United States at the launch of a national, 10-month communications campaign to promote family planning in Senegal.
Last updated: January 23, 2015