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USAID Senegal Democracy Office Director Mark Wilson (centre) with Cheikh Ndiaye from the office of Accounting and Public Treasury (right)
September 15, 2021

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated computer equipment to expand the automatization of municipal tax collection via YTAX.  This program is currently being piloted in Tambacounda, Kédougou, Kolda, and Sédhiou regions (south-east) to make tax collection operations more efficient and transparent.

August 20, 2021

In an effort to support vaccine rollout and boost the COVID-19 pandemic response in Senegal, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that it will provide $700,000 to UNICEF  for vaccine readiness to the Government of Senegal. With these funds, UNICEF will reinforce Senegal’s cold chain to ensure safe distribution and delivery of vaccines nationwide, including those provided through the COVAX Facility. The funds will also be used to support the Government’s efforts to encourage the use of safe and effective vaccines and continued application of barrier measures in communities.

July 29, 2021

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 72068521R00013

ISSUANCE DATE:   July 29, 2021

CLOSING DATE AND TIME:  August 18, 2021 - 11:59 p.m. (GMT)                                                                                                                                 

2021 Joint Portfolio Review: Minister Hott, Ambassador Mushingi and Mission Director Trenchard
July 27, 2021

The U.S. Embassy through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Senegal held a joint review of the USAID portfolio in Senegal on Tuesday, July 27, 2012 to assess progress and results achieved and discuss challenges ahead. This event coincides with the celebration of USAID's 60th anniversary in Senegal, so the review was an opportunity to celebrate some of the long-term impacts that USAID and the Government have achieved. While satisfied with the partnership, the review was an opportunity to discuss the major reforms that must be carried out to ensure sustainable and inclusive development. 

July 22, 2021

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded three co-investment grants totaling more than 780 million in francs CFA. The grants leverage more than 4.6 billion francs CFA in private resources, resulting in a total of 5.4 billion francs CFA in public and private investment in three promising Senegalese companies—the online fresh-grocery delivery Club Tiossane, and two women-led food companies, Biosene and Enterprise Aissatou Gaye (EAG). The investments will help these businesses meet market demands, create employment and mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 restrictions.

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