U.S Ambassador to Senegal James Zumwalt and Senegal’s Minister of Trade Alioune Sarr today signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries that brought Senegal into the Trade Africa partnership with the United States.
At the annual Joint Portfolio Review between the Government of Senegal and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held June 23, U.S. Ambassador to Senegal James P. Zumwalt hailed “the dynamic and sustained collaboration” between the two countries.
The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for development (USAID), has launched a new project to be implemented under the global Feed the Future initiative. The four year, $24 million project, called Feed the Future Senegal Naatal Mbay, is the successor to the successful Economic Growth Project (USAID/PCE), which worked since 2009 to improve agricultural performance by small producers.
U.S. government projects in Casamance provide key support to the Government of Senegal and the people of Casamance in bringing bring peace, stability and economic prosperity to the region, U.S Ambassador to Senegal James Zumwalt, concluded following his first visit to Ziguinchor from April 22-24.
In line with the worldwide goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, government officials from ECOWAS member states committed to providing comprehensive health services for key populations in West Africa. They finalized a declaration of their commitment at an April 10, 2015, meeting hosted by the Government of Senegal and organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the West Africa Health Organization.
Last updated: May 26, 2016