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Senegal: Safeguarding the Future of Migratory Birds

Every year, millions of migratory birds flock to the Senegal River Delta in West Africa for wintering grounds. There, a joint conservation project is underway. Known by its French acronym as “RESSOURCE”, the UN Food a...

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Senegal: Let The Sun Shine

United Nations - The adoption of a solar-powered water pump was only the first of a series of innovations to help farmers in South East Senegal adapt to the water scarcity caused by changes in climate. The Global Env...

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Rodney’s Journey: Making the ark of return

United Nations - After winning a design competition sponsored by UNESCO in 2013, Rodney Leon’s masterpiece, the Ark of Return, which is the Permanent Memorial in honour of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic ...

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Senegal: Sowing The Seeds

United Nations - Whenever global food prices rise, developing countries that import food, like Senegal, are hit the hardest. Two years ago, the European Union and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD...

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Senegal: Beyond Tradition

15 December 2010- It's painful and it alters women forever. But female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of the world. Up to 140 million women and girls have been cut but opposition is growing. Sene...

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Senegal: Beyond Tradition

It's painful and it alters women forever. But female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of the world. Up to 140 million women and girls have been cut but opposition is growing. We take you to Senegal...