Senegal

The Senegal-Belgium 2019-2023 cooperation agreement aims to assist Senegal’s socio-economic development and environmental stability, while working actively for equal rights and equal opportunities for the people of the Sine-Saloum region.

Health

Our health programme focuses on three areas: improving access to information, training and education on sexual and reproductive health; prevent gender-based violence and care for its victims; and the provision of high-quality sexual and reproductive health services.

Medical workers sitting behind the medicine dispensary desk.

Entrepreneurship

Enabel supports the development of a modern, competitive and sustainable agro-industrial infrastructure in Sine-Saloum, and aims to strengthen the financial, technical, human and social capital of small and medium-sized businesses.

Woman entrepreneur showing brochures.

Capacity building

Enabel aims to upskill everyone involved in its projects or in partner organisations with their digital and management skills. This way stakeholders in the programme will master the available resources and digital tools effectively.

Woman facilitating a workshop.

Contact the Enabel team in Senegal

52 Sotrac Mermoz,
BP 24474 Dakar
T + 221 338 60 01 25 | representation.senegal@enabel.be
Resident Representative: Régine Debrabandere

News & Events

A woman fetches water from a well in Kolokani, a village in Mali. News

31 January 2023

Ruminant livestock in Mali: Nana Sangaré Dembélé’s story

To alleviate more and more frequent crop failures, Mali and its partner countries have looked for techniques that can be adopted by agro-pastoralists. Fattening is one of the techniques favoured by the interested parties. Nana shares how she is using this technique and how it offers her a more stable income.

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Two women look into the camera showing their garden in Niger. A girls hides behind a tree. Goats are running around the garden. News

31 January 2023

Domestic biogas, a sustainable energy solution tested in Niger

In Niger, more than 90% of households use wood as fuel for cooking. To help preserve the environment, Enabel is experimenting with the production of domestic biogas with 10 agropastoralist households in the villages of Nawdéo and Rounto Tanda in the Dosso region. Read the story.

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Resources

24 January 2023

Result of the Strategic Evaluation TVET & Employment

The results of the Strategic Evaluation in the field of TVET & Employment were presented on Wednesday 21 December to an attentive audience of Enabel colleagues and our external networks (SES, DGD, APEFE, via Don Bosco, Educaidbe, ETM, AUF, E-duForm, …). Recommendations on the effectiveness, relevance, sustainability, equality (gender, inclusion), digitalisation and quality of our monitoring systems were presented and widely discussed.

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Resources

24 January 2023

#ClimatEducaid22 conference – Recommendations

On 20 and 21 October 2022, Educaid.be organised a hybrid conference on education and climate change. We could count on the support of the Belgian government, VVOB – education for development, APEFE, Enabel, UNICEF Belgium and IFEF (Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la Formation)/OIF (Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie) as an external partner.

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palestinian woman sewing fabric News

23 January 2023

Enabel promotes women entrepreneurship in Africa and the Middle East

At the initiative of Belgium’s Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities, Enabel has launched the Awa Prize. With this award, Belgium aims to reward promising initiatives by women entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East and promote women’s leadership.

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productrices d'ananas béninoises en formation News

17 January 2023

Benin: women growing pineapples improve their business skills and household incomes

In Benin, we support a women’s empowerment initiative for women entrepreneurs active in the pineapple value chain, to help them overcome the difficulties surrounding their business and take it to the next level.

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