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.
“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.
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.
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