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Migration, Remittances, Labour Market and Human Development in Senegal

Ce titre est également disponible en français: Migration, transferts d’argent, marché du travail et capital humain au Sénégal. The objective of this study is therefore to understand how migration and remittances may affect labour market participat…

Les Disparités de Genre dans l’Accès et l’Utilisation des TIC au Sénégal / Gender Disparities in Access to and use of ICTs in Senegal

Women have become, in both developed and developing countries, mayor players in economic and social life. This aspiration of women to participate in economic life is, however, hampered by both their weak capabilities in terms of human capital, but…

Diffusion de Variétés de Semences et d’itinéraires Techniques de Production de mil: quel impact sur la filière ? / Dissemination of Seed Varieties and Technical Directions for Millet Production: What will the Impact be on the Sector?

This policy brief summarizes the results of an impact evaluation of six technologies to increase millet productivity in Senegal. These technologies generally dealt with the use of quality seed and the training of producers in technical matters. We …

Diffusion de la Table de Traitement de l’huile d’Arachide: Quel Impact sur la Qualité du Produit ? / Dissemination of the Peanut Oil Processing Table: What will the Impact be on the Quality of the product?

The groundnut industry, like many other sectors of Senegalese agriculture, is confronted with serious constraints that severely limit its contribution to the national economy. These constraints are related to the irregularity of rainfall, the degra…

Diffusion de Variétés de Riz et du Système de Riziculture Intensive: Quel impact sur la Filière ?/ Diffusion of Rice Varieties and the System of Intensive Rice Cultivation: What is the Impact on the Sector?

A number of lessons can be drawn from the results of the study. First, the conditions and the level of adoption of new technologies show the important role that producer awareness and training play in disseminating innovations in farming practices.…

Female Entrepreneurship, Access to Credit, and Firms' Performance in Senegal

Despite an increase in the share of female-owned existing and new start-up firms in Senegal, there is still a wide belief that female entrepreneurs are discriminated against in the credit market. This paper empirically investigates such gender-based…

Female Entrepreneurship, Access to Credit and Firms' Performance in Senegal

There has been a noticeable improvement in female entrepreneurship in Senegal. From 2007 to 2014, the total share of female-owned firms in the country has grown from 23.8% to 32.1%. The share of female entrepreneurs in new start-ups, in particular…

Evaluation of the Impact of School Canteen Programs on Internal efficiency of Schools, Cognitive Acquisitions and learning capacities of Students in rural primary Schools in Senegal

This study evaluates the impact of school canteen programs on the performance of rural primary schools in Senegal using a “randomized experiment”. 120 schools which had never had school canteens were selected in the four poorest regions of Senegal…

Libéralisation, investissements publics, et emploi des femmes au Sénégal / Liberalization, public investment, and the employment of women in Senegal

It is widely recognized that women's empowerment requires access to employment. However, the gender dimension is rarely taken into account in trade negotiations. Sectors that employ more women in Sub-Saharan countries are generally the least competi…

Peace & Security Council Report Issue 111

The Peace and Security Council Report analyses developments and decisions at the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC). The monthly publication is the only one of its kind dedicated to providing current analysis of the PSC’s work. In this e…

Sénégal: Que réservent les Présidentielles de février? / Senegal: What do the February Presidential Elections hold?

The presidential election, which was scheduled to take place within the next seven years in Senegal, will be held on February 24, 2019. The election campaign will officially launch on February 3. The vote will be decisive for a country that will mov…

Enquete sur la Perception de la Securite Fonciere: Resultats du Sénégal/ Survey on Perception of Land Tenure: The Case of Sénégal

Property rights are the cornerstone of economic development and social justice. One of the most fundamental elements to understand the strength of property rights is through the citizens who perceive them. Prindex, an initiative by Global Land Allia…

Accès des Femmes à la Terre au Sénégal: Quelques Leçons Tirées de l’étude de Base / Women's Access to Land in Senegal: Lessons Learned from the Baseline Study

The first results of the evaluation of the initiatives in the three (03) agroecological target zones, reveal innovative strategies and approaches that have improved the rights of women to land. Experiences demonstrating that there are not only chall…

Ahead of the Senegalese Presidential Elections: Taking the Temperature from Twitter Mining

This Policy Brief focuses on the Senegalese elections from a Twitter Mining perspective. The authors gathered data from November 2018 to February 2019 about two presidential candidates. The goal was to provide some insights about Sunday’s presidenti…

Impacts Macroeconomiques des Maladies Non Transmissibles Liees au Tabac au Senegal / Macroeconomic Impacts of Non-Communicable Diseases Related to Tobacco in Senegal

Non-communicable diseases, for which tobacco is one of the main risk factors, is the world's leading cause of death. They contributed 68% of the 56 million deaths in 2012. These deaths are much more concentrated in low- and middle-income countries.…

Au Sénégal, les ressources souterraines suscitent de l’espoir et des inquiétudes / Natural Resources Create Hope and Raise Concern in Senegal

Senegal has recorded a series of oil and gas discoveries between 2014 and 2016. This news has led to excitement on the side of politicians but also from the population. It is however, particularly important to know what the opinion of the population…

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…

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