West Africa

It was the first day of the local rice trade fair and following the panel presentations, it was time for the ‘QnA’- the Questions and Answers. Everyone, it seemed had […]
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In an effort to eradicate malnutrition and reduce levels of under-nourishment in the country, Senegal’s government has adopted  the Multi-sector Strategic Plan (Plan Strategique Mulitsectoriel de Nutrition) –PSMN – requiring […]
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When it comes to eating rice, Aïssatou Gaye, the founder of Entreprise Aïssatou Gaye (EAG) in northern Senegal, is definitely a “locavore” – that is, a proponent for including more […]
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A partnership deal recently struck between the Higher Institute for Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (ISAE/UCAD) and the Movement for Development in Senegal (MSD), one […]
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Throughout the day, the different units from Senegal’s Direction Générale de la Planification et des Politiques Économiques (DGPPE) – in English, “the General Directorate of Planning and Economic Policies – […]
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Women represent 52% of Senegal’s 15.4 million people. Agriculture is a key sector of the Senegalese economy, making up approximately 15 percent of the gross domestic product and is a […]
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January 10 – 11, 2019, Dakar, Senegal Senegal adopted its Plan for an Emerging Senegal (PES) in 2014 with the goal of becoming an emerging market economy, with a low […]
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The Senegal Feed the Future Program for Increasing Investment in Agriculture in Africa, implemented by Africa Lead, is issuing a call for proposals for the recently launched Policy Reform for […]
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In an effort to promote agriculture, the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD), Senegal, has recently opened a specialized Institute for Agribusiness called the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture et d’Entreprenariat […]
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Africa Lead Chief of Party, David Tartif-Douglin (right) listens intently as Boadu Owusu speaks of his internship experience and plans for his start-up, Accra, Ghana When Boadu Owusu graduated from […]
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