Senegal

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney aboard Air Force One en route Senegal, 6/26/13

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aboard Air Force One En Route Senegal   9:40 A.M. EDT   MR. CARNEY: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, as we begin our trip to Africa. I know that you’ve been briefed and given a preview of the trip, so I won’t repeat that. But the President, […]

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IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth PSI Review for Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal, June 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed today the fifth review of Senegal’s economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). The Board’s decision was taken on a lapse of time basis. The PSI was approved by the Executive […]

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Canada takes a leadership role in helping Senegal join the G-8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition

OTTAWA, Canada, June 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Increasing private investment in Africa’s agriculture sector will help lift millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa out of poverty. Canada is taking a leadership role, on behalf of G-8 countries, to support Senegal in joining the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, announced the Honourable […]

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Summit in Dakar to evaluate right to food progress in West Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — More than 40 parliamentarians, government officials and representatives of civil society and national human rights institutions will come together in Dakar on 13-14 June 2013 to identify the best ways of putting the human right to adequate food into practice in the region.   The consultation, […]

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Senegal : New efforts underway to educate in local languages

An article on IRIN NEWS about a local language education programme in Senegal describes the importance of non-formal education efforts.

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African Development Fund: Governors support a successful ADF replenishment

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — We, the African Development Fund’s Governors, Planning and Finance Ministers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone attended the ADF-13 Presentation Workshop on the Fund’s Priorities and Operational Strategies, in Abidjan, May 14, 2013.   During this important meeting, many issues were […]

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