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19 Sep 2018 description

With familial roots in farming, it is perhaps not surprising that El Hadji Issakha Diop became a nutritionist.

“As my father raised sheep and cattle, my mother raised vegetables. I was lucky,” he says, telling me about fruits he used to pick.

“I think this has been a great influence to me getting into nutrition.”

Diop’s early studies were in science, and after he completed his Master’s, he was supposed to be a teacher. But for the first time a graduate studies program in nutrition was launched in Senegal—and his family encouraged him to continue his studies.

17 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

15 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1 m cash-based transfers

US$ 4.5 m to cover six months (AugustDecember 2018) net funding requirements, representing 49% of total

68,800 people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates

14 Sep 2018 description

Situation

High levels of poverty and hunger persist in Senegal despite strong economic growth in recent years. The UN reports that over half of Senegal’s 15 million people are multidimensionally poor—a measure of deprivation in health, education and the standard of living. In addition, chronic malnutrition affects approximately 17 percent of children younger than 5 years of age, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).

13 Sep 2018 description
report UN News Service

Après le Tchad en février dernier, le Sénégal est devenu le deuxième pays du continent africain et hors de la région paneuropéenne à adhérer à la Convention sur la protection et l'utilisation des cours d'eau transfrontières et des lacs internationaux.

Le 31 août, le Sénégal a présenté auprès de l’ONU à New York ses instruments d'adhésion à la Convention sur l’eau dont le Secrétariat est assuré par la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l'Europe (UNECE).

12 Sep 2018 description
report UNAIDS

Unjust laws can prevent people from accessing the services they need to prevent or treat HIV, and people who use drugs need help and care, not punishment—these are two of the messages from the new Model Drug Law for West Africa. Launched on11 September in Dakar, Senegal, the model drug law aims to guide policy-makers in the region on how to better frame their drug laws.

04 Sep 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

31 Aug 2018 description

Poor rainfall conditions persist in northern Senegal and southwestern Mauritania.

KEY MESSAGES

• The ITF (Intertropical Front) underwent a slight retreat over its eastern portion during the second dekad of August in comparison with its first dekad position; however, it has remained north of its average position over the region with the exception of western Mauritania where it is slightly south of its average position.

30 Aug 2018 description

Vincent et Mathilde n’ont plus de nouvelles de leur fils ainé Victor depuis 10 ans. Il a quitté son village Keur Daouda en 2007, pour se rendre en Espagne après avoir embarqué sur un bateau de fortune sur les côtes mauritaniennes. Après son école primaire, Victor avait suivi une formation professionnelle en maraichage. Il a ensuite choisi de prendre le chemin de la migration. Son départ a beaucoup affecté sa famille.

30 Aug 2018 description
report Start Network

A global network of NGOs has signed a 'game-changing' insurance policy, intended to pay out if a drought hits Senegal, enabling aid agencies to offer live-saving help before a famine threatens to take people's lives.

27 Aug 2018 description

INTRODUCTION: L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

21 Aug 2018 description
report IRIN

La légèreté des peines prononcées soulève des questions quant à la réponse de l’État à l’extrémisme islamiste

Lucinda Rouse

Contrairement à d’autres pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest comme le Burkina Faso, la Côte d’Ivoire et le Mali, le Sénégal n’a pas encore été la cible d’une attaque importante par les extrémistes islamistes. Selon des experts, toutefois, le procès sans précédent de dizaines de terroristes présumés qui s’est terminé il y a deux semaines à Dakar constitue un signal d’alarme opportun face à une menace naissante et en pleine expansion.

20 Aug 2018 description

Le Sénégal doit faire de l’équité des procès une priorité, et immédiatement mettre un terme aux manœuvres d’intimidation et de harcèlement visant des dirigeants de l’opposition, ainsi qu'aux mesures de répression contre les dissidents, agissements qui ont pris de l’ampleur dans le cadre de la campagne pour l’élection présidentielle de 2019, écrit Amnesty International dans le document soumis en prévision de l’Examen périodique universel de ce pays par les Nations unies.

15 Aug 2018 description

Senegal must make guaranteeing fair trials a priority and immediately stop intimidation and harassment of opposition leaders and crackdown on dissent, which has increased in the run up of the 2019 presidential elections, Amnesty International said today in its submission to the country’s UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

14 Aug 2018 description

Senegal is experiencing the third severe drought period in six years, after 2011 and 2014, leaving nearly a quarter of a million people food insecure as the ‘hunger season’ begins.

02 Aug 2018 description

SITUATION

  • High levels of poverty and hunger persist in Senegal despite strong economic growth in recent years. The UN reports that over half of Senegal’s 15 million people are multidimensionally poor—a measure of deprivation in health, education and the standard of living. In addition, chronic malnutrition affects approximately 17 percent of children younger than 5 years of age, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).

02 Aug 2018 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

01 Aug 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

18 Jul 2018 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux afin de mieux comprendre les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des fluxde populations (FM) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

12 Jul 2018 description

UNHCR’s Senegal unit participated in the 3rd Financing Conference of The Global Partnership for Education on 2nd February.

The 25th anniversary of DAFI scholarship was celebrated on 19th December 2017. Approximately 130 persons from the education system participated in this German Academic Initiative commemoration.

All the necessary actions were taken to ensure that 26 refugees received the adequate durable solution in conformity with their situation.

30 Jun 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.