The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) manages the bulk of Canada's Official Development Assistance (ODA) program. Its mandate is to support sustainable development, reduce poverty and provide humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.
In 2009, as part of Canada's new aid effectiveness agenda, Senegal was selected by CIDA as one of 20 countries of focus. CIDA's objective in Senegal is to contribute to reducing household poverty by 50 percent by 2015. This objective is aligned directly with Senegal's PRSP II goal.
CIDA will contribute to:
CIDA will contribute to Senegal's food security by scaling up its programming in agriculture and agri-food to support economic development in the region of Casamance and the region of Niayes. This will:
Amadou Cisse Dia X Gallieni Street
P.O. Box: 3373 DAKAR
Republic of Senegal
Tel: (221) 33 889 4771
Fax: (221) 33 889 4724
Web Site: Senegal.gc.ca
Date modified: April 2010