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Economic Partnership Agreements between the European Union and African, Caribbean, and Pacific Countries: What is at Stake for Senegal?

"In recent years the European Union has sought to transform its trading regime with the ACP countries by advocating reciprocal free trade agreements with them through Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). As a result, the EPA talks were launched i…

Linking Economic Research and Policy-Making: The Role of the AERC

"This synthesis paper deals with findings of these two “policy” studies. Each study looked at the current relationship between research and policy in countries where AERC has been involved with local researchers or policy makers to varying degrees.…

Africa's Tsunami: Turning the Tide on Aids

"According to UNAIDS' most recent epidemic update, sub-Saharan Africa has just over 10% of the world's population, but more than 60% of all people living with HIV/Aids. The three case studies in this book look at the history of national Aids contro…

Gestion Communautaire Durable et Décisions Nationales d’aménagement Administratif et Territorial Le Cas de la Réserve Communautaire : la Somone / Sustainable Community Planning and Administrative and Territorial Decisions The Case of the National Communi

"The pilot project aimed at the collaborative and decentralised management of the community managed nature reserve of La Somone (RNICS) could, in light of its achievements (economic, ecological, and social), serve as a model to be replicated through…

Les Relations de Genre à Propos du Sel au Gandiole Une histoire d’exploitantes exploitées / Gender Relations and Salt in Gandiole

"The rural community of Ndiébène Gandiole at the mouth of the Senegal river, is characterized by the presence of marshes which are mined for salt – a resource of great economic, social and cultural importance. While salt mining in the area has essen…

Dynamiques de Restructuration et Accès aux Marchés des Ménages Ruraux / Restructuring Dynamics and Rural Household Market Access

"The privatisation processes implemented in Senegal in the 1980s led to the liberalisation and restructuring of the agricultural and food markets. Investments in agriculture increased, and agricultural operations diversified to include activities su…

Analyse du Plan National D'Investissement dans le Secteur Agricole du Senegal / Analysis of Senegal's National Agriculture Investment Plan

"The National Agricultural Investment Plan Senegal (NIPA) and its investment plan (IP) from 2011 to 2015 convey the operationalization at the national level, the common agricultural policy in West Africa (ECOWAP) and the Comprehensive Plan for Agric…

Analyse des Plans d’Investissements Agricoles les cas du Senegal, du Mali et de la CEDEAO / Analysis of Agricultural Investments the Cases of Senegal, Mali and the CEDEAO (ECOWAS)

"The Economic Community of West African States (CEDEAO) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development(NEPAD) have implemented ECOWAP (Agricultural Policy of the Economic Community of West African States) / PDDAA (Comprehensive Africa Agriculture …

Impact des Investissements Agricoles Italiens dans les Biocarburants au Sénégal / Italian Agricultural Investments in Biofuels and their Impact on Senegal

"The global energy crisis and the ineffectiveness of national responses have prompted Senegal to diversify its energy sources, with the Government passing the Biofuels Act in order to create favourable conditions for the development of this sector. …

Les Organisations de Producteurs Senegalaises dans la Negociation des Accords de Partenariat Economique - Etude / Senegalese Producer Organisations and the Negotiation of Economic Partnership Agreements - Review

"Senegal is a signatory of the Cotonou Agreement of 2000, an economic agreement between developing countries and the EU which is not in line with the rules of the World Trade Organisation (OMC) due to it not being based on any form of reciprocity. I…

Analyse des Plans d'Investissements Agricoles ECOWAP/PDDAA Les Cas du Senegal, Du Mali et de CEDEAO - Etude / Analysis of Agricultural Investments The Cases of Senegal, Mali and the CEDEAO (ECOWAS) - Review

"The ECOWAP/PDDAA, a result of the merger of agricultural policy-defining processes, has been implemented with the aim of assisting regional governments to stimulate agricultural productivity, particularly through well-defined investment plans. The …

Direct Access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

"This policy brief explores the experiences of two of the earliest accredited NIEs: the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) and Senegal’s Centre de Suivi Écologique (CSE). Their experiences during the AF accreditation process uncover key challen…

Climate and Development Outlook: Stories of Change from CDKN Issue No 2

In this document, knowledge is shared on climate compatible development. The key issues were discussed under the following headings: Pakistan's Post Flood reconstruction describes CDKN's involvement with the project. CDKN launches IPCC report on cli…

Migrations et Diversification des Activités Economiques locales : étude du Bassin Arachidier du Sénégal / Migration and Diversification of Local Economic Activities : Study of the Groundnut Basin in Senegal

"In this article, we are interested in the diversification of activities in the broad sense, by showing that it occupies an increasingly important place in the income of rural households in the groundnut basin of Senegal. We have distinguished two t…

Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Farmers in Nioro du Rip, Senegal: An Integrated Assessment

"This study has shown that farmers in Nioro du Rip, Senegal, would experience declines in their net farm returns and per capita income if no adaptation strategies are implemented. Although few farms would benefit from climate change impact, the over…

An Integrated Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Crop Production in the Nioro du Rip Basin of Senegal I: Crop Modelling

"This study has shown that lower projected future rainfall regimes in Nioro du Rip Basin would adversely affect crop productivity. The use of base technology (i.e. current crop varieties) most often resulted in lower yield under future climate. The …

NEGOS-GRN : Rapport final Etat des lieux du cadre juridique et institutionnel de la gestion des ressources naturelles et foncières au Sénégal / NEGOS - GRN The Final Report State of the Legal Framework and Institutional Management of Land and Natural Res

"The launching workshop of the project is entitled: Combating desertification and decentralized management and negotiation of natural resources and land in Sahelian Africa. It was held in Ouagadougou during April and May 2009. It concluded with the …

Les Organisations de Producteurs Senegalaises dans le Processus de Reforme Fonciere - Etude / Female Senegalese Producer Organizations in the Land Reform Process - a Study

"This study is part of the capacity building project of agricultural organizations in the field of agriculture, food and rural policy networks. This project is funded by the French Development Agency(AFD) and entrusted to Inter-networks, which ensur…

L'implications des Organisations de Producteurs Senegalaises dans les Politiques Publiques - Livret Pedagogique / The Implications of Senegalese Producer Organizations in Public Policies - Instructional Booklet

"The document attempts to clarify in its first part a few elements of the definition on the terms employed, prior to concentrate on the general lessons learned from the analysis of the involvement of producers' organizations in the political process…

Villages en Exil / Villages in Exile

"Senegal was particularly affected by the soaring of food prices in 2008. Currently it is now the country in Sub Saharan Africa that is most dependent for imports of rice, wheat and milk. After the independence of the country in 1960, the State has …

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