President Kaberuka Honoured by President Abdoulaye Wade

Senegalese president, Abdoulaye Wade, on July 3, 2006, raised President Donald Kaberuka to the rank of Commander of the National Order of the Lion, one of the country’s highest distinctions. The Bank President expressed his gratitude to the Senegalese leader, saying "It’s a great pride and honour for me to be decorated by H.E President Abdoulaye Wade." He was received in a long audience by the Head of State within the framework of a two-day official visit in the Senegalese capital, at the invitation of President Wade. While in Dakar, the President also inaugurated the Bank Group’s Regional...

2006 - Senegal - Country Governance Profile

Over several decades, Senegal has implemented a series of measures and actions to consolidate democratic achievements, institutional reforms at central and local government levels, budget and financial reforms, as well as private sector and civil society involvement in the development process.

The Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Senegal Get US$ 30 million ADF Support

Ruminant Livestock Management in West Africa Tunis, 25 January 2006 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund on Wednesday in Tunis, approved a loan of 9.76 million Units of Account (UA*), equivalent to US$13.95 million and a grant of 10.24 million UA, equivalent to US$ 14.63 million to finance the sustainable management of endemic ruminant livestock in West Africa project (The Gambia, Guinea, Mali and Senegal). The Projects is aimed at conserving the biodiversity of endemic ruminant livestock with a view to increasing their productivity, in order to contribute...


Tunis, 19 December, 2005 – The African Development Bank Group on Wednesday in Tunis signed a loan and a grant protocol agreement amounting to 66.1 million Units of Account (UA*) about US$94.47 million, with representatives of the governments of Mali, Senegal and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) for road improvement and transport facilitation on the Bamako-Dakar corridor. The agreements were signed by the Officer in Charge of the Vice Presidency for West and Central Operations, Mr. Mohammed J. Gharbi for the Bank; the Malian Minister of Equipment and...

Launching of the ADB Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative in Senegal

Tunis, 21 September 2005 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund approved on Wednesday a loan of 25 million Units of Account* (US$ 36 million) to finance the rural water supply and sanitation (RWSS) sub-programme in Senegal. This programme will enable some 800,000 rural people to benefit from improved water supply and sanitation in the regions of Louga, Ziguinchor and Kolda in Senegal. The loan will contribute to improving the health conditions of rural communities of the 3 regions through the enhancement of water and household sanitation services in 240 rural localities...

Le Fad soutient la réhabilitation du réseau routier au Sénégal

Tunis, le 20 juillet 2005 – Le Fonds africain de développement (Fad), le guichet concessionnel du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (Bad) contribue à l’amélioration du fonctionnement du système de transport, en vue de soutenir la croissance économique du Sénégal. Le vice président par intérim pour les opérations Centre et Ouest du Groupe de la Bad, M. Jaouad Mohammed Gharbi, et l’Ambassadeur du Sénégal à Tunis, S.E.M Abbdourahmane Sow, ont signé à Tunis, un accord de prêt de 29 millions d’Unités de compte (UC*) équivalant à 43 millions de dollars EU accordé au Sénégal...

Le Fad contribue à la modernisation du système foncier au Sénégal

Ce don financera le Projet d’appui à la modernisation du cadastre. L’objectif principal du projet est de contribuer à la bonne gouvernance par l’amélioration de la mobilisation des ressources internes et l’environnement des affaires en vue d’une croissance durable ayant un impact significatif sur la réduction de la pauvreté. Plus spécifiquement, le projet vise à contribuer à la numérisation du cadastre pour une meilleure maîtrise de la conservation foncière en vue de l’amélioration de l’accès à la propriété et des recettes fiscales. Les principales réalisations de ce projet résident...

Green light for AfDB regional office in Dakar: The AfDB will have 25 representation offices in Africa at the end of 2006

Tunis, 28 December 2004 – The Senegalese National Assembly has ratified the agreement establishing the African Development Bank (ADB) Group regional office in Dakar. The Regional office covers the activities of the ADB and the African Development Fund (ADF) in Senegal, Mauritania, The Gambia and Cape Verde. "The choice of Dakar to host the regional office is justified by the portfolio of the country, the possibility of realizing new loan transactions in favour of the public sector, the potential for the development of the private sector, the accessibility of Senegal, the...

Senegal - HIPC Approval Document Completion Point under the Enhanced Framework

In April 2004, Senegal became the 9th regional member country (RMC) to reach the completion point under the enhanced HIPC Initiative. As a result, the Boards of Directors of the IMF and the World Bank approved US$ 488 million worth of debt relief in end 1998 NPV terms for the country as agreed at the decision point in June 2000 under the enhanced HIPC framework.1 Senegal qualified under the fiscal criterion by attaining debt sustainability at the NPV of debt to fiscal revenue ratio of 250 percent. After HIPC assistance, and additional debt relief, Senegal’s NPV of debt to revenue at the end...

Senegal - Livestock Support Project - Phase II - Appraisal Report

The livestock support project – Phase II will be implemented in an area where the natural conditions are conducive to this type of activities. It is in line with the policy of the Government. Its implementation will lead to the boosting of a sustainable livestock breeding adapted to the natural and economic environment of the area. The improvements recommended will bring about a rise in production and incomes, creation of new jobs and improvement in the living conditions of the people. To this end, the project will contribute to the strengthening of food security and poverty alleviation. The...

Prestations de services de nettoyage et entretien des locaux du bureau de la Banque africaine de développement au Sénégal, Dakar

Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Bureau du Sénégal, par le présent avis d’Appel d’Offres, invite les sociétés admises à soumissionner de présenter leurs offres sous plis fermés pour des prestations de services de nettoyage et d’entretien ménager quotidien de ses espaces de bureaux, sis Route de Ngor, Immeuble Coumba, Zone 12, Quartier des Almadies - Dakar