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Last updated: April 09, 2019

April 9, 2019

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to strengthen democratic governance by increasing citizen engagement in government processes, bolstering effective local governance, improving national government transparency and accountability, and promoting peace-building in conflict-affected regions.

April 9, 2019

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to increase inclusive economic growth by boosting growth in the agriculture and fisheries sectors, increasing private sector trade and investment, bolstering the resilience of communities, supporting Senegal’s power sector, and improving the nutritional status of the Senegalese people, especially women and children.

March 9, 2019

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to better educate the children and young people of Senegal and strengthen the education system. USAID also continues to support the Government of Senegal's efforts to ensure that marginalized children and youth in conflict and mining areas of southern Senegal have equitable access to education and training opportunities.

March 9, 2019

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) works to improve the health status of Senegal’s women, children, and other vulnerable populations by making strategic investments that increase access to high quality health services and products, foster the commitment of individuals and communities in the management of their own health and health services, and strengthen the performance of the health system.  

February 15, 2019

USAID/Senegal and USAID/Washington staff from Biodiversity, Feed the Future (FTF), Global Climate Change (GCC) and Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) joined together to undertake an applied Political Economy Analysis (PEA) in Senegal in October 2016. While progress has been made in the sector, the applied PEA sought to better understand why unsustainable fishing persists, despite evidence that many of the fisheries are on the brink of collapse from overfishing.

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