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How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

Feb 14, 2012

A video presentation of the Sahel Working Group report about the value of prevention

ACT in Senegal

International organisations in Senegal
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About Senegal
  • Population: 12.5 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Dakar
  • Area: 196,722 sq km (75,955 sq miles)
  • Major language: French (official), Wolof
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 57 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Fish, peanuts, petroleum products, phosphates, cotton
  • GNI per capita: US $970 (World Bank, 2008)