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February 24, 2015

This assessment is designed to help USAID/Senegal understand a range of conflict dynamics affecting Senegal and the sub-region and to provide guidance in designing appropriate interventions to manage conflict and reduce the potential for violence. It uses the Interagency Conflict Assessment Framework (ICAF) and Illicit Power Structures (IPS) frameworks as the principle tools of analysis. While recognizing the Casamance region as currently the main conflict prone area in Senegal, the assessment looks at drivers of conflict and violence in other parts of the country and the interaction between political, economic, and social factors

February 17, 2015
Dakar, Senegal – Groundswell International and a collaborative effort between Mercy Corps and PlaNet Finance were selected as two of 16 teams to advance in the Global Resilience Challenge by the Global Resilience Partnership, an initiative spearheaded by The Rockefeller Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The selected teams will work to produce transformative proposals for the Sahel to qualify for up to $1 million for implementation and continued innovation.
USAID provides $1 million for Ebola prevention
November 19, 2014

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced Friday that it will make $1 million available to support Senegal’s efforts to detect and prevent future cases of Ebola Virus Disease.

November 7, 2014

The Global Resilience Challenge is seeking diverse, cross-sector teams to assemble and submit proposals that demonstrate a locally-driven understanding of the barriers to building resilience in the Sahel. Proposals submitted by the November 30, 2014 deadline may be considered for funding. 

SAID Provides Food Assistance to Vulnerable Senegal Communities
July 10, 2014

DAKAR – In response to needs identified by the Government of Senegal and its partners, and in line with the United Nations Strategic Response Plan, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $4 million (1.9 billion francs CFA) to assist the most food insecure in Senegal who have suffered from the effects of a poor agricultural campaign in 2013-2014.


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