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Mission Director Fine giving remarks at the signing ceremony
September 16, 2015

On September 15, the United States through the U.S. Agency for Development (USAID) and the Government of Senegal signed extensions of their current assistance agreements on various areas of intervention supported by USAID, estimated at $466 million (233 billion francs CFA), through the year 2020.

USAID Mission Director Susan Fine and Senegal’s Minister of Economy and Finance Amadou Ba, have signed this Tuesday, September 15 for their respective governments in the premises of the Ministry in the presence of U.S. Ambassador to Senegal James P. Zumwalt and representatives of other ministries.

Speaking at the official signing ceremony, Ambassador Zumwalt reaffirmed the US commitment to help Senegal meet its economic and social development objectives.

“Today's agreement consolidates our common goals and clearly paves the way for the continuation of the U.S. partnership with Senegal,” he said.

Mission Director Ms Fine with Khady Sarr, a food processor
September 16, 2015

Dakar, September 10, 2015 - A public/private partnership between the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar and the Agri-Food Platform of Senegal’s Professional Organizations (POPAS) that helped train almost 60 people demonstrates the role and the centrality of research and training in the development of the private sector and economic growth, the Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Ms Susan Fine, said.

L-R : Kaolack region’s deputy governor Abdou Wahab Talla, Ambassador James Zumwalt and KASEC director El Hadj Ibrahima Niasse
September 2, 2015

“Seed quality is the backbone of agricultural productivity,” U.S. Ambassador to Senegal James P. Zumwalt said on September 2 as he joined local authorities and representatives of the agricultural sector to inaugurate a new Seed Treatment Center in Kaolack, Senegal’s breadbasket for cultivation of cereals like millet, maize and sorghum.

August 18, 2015
Note: Due to the number of applications we receive, only applicants who have been short listed will be contacted by USAID.
August 12, 2015

This REDACTED Project Appraisal Document is a key step in the process for awarding a new suite of projects for USAID/Senegal’s health program for 2016-2021. The proposed objectives outlined in this Project Appraisal Document summary build on the current integrated portfolio of activities that will come to an end in October 2016. 

July 20, 2015

Dakar, July 16, 2015:  U.S Ambassador to Senegal James Zumwalt and Senegal’s Minister of Trade Alioune Sarr today signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries that brought Senegal into the Trade Africa partnership with the United States.


Last updated: September 16, 2015

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