Senegal Research



Working Paper
Dec 10, 2013

In 2010, the World Bank initiated a technical assistance program in social protection with the Government of Senegal, with a focus on safety nets. The World Bank and the government identified a number of ...

Dec 01, 2013

The water sector in Senegal is one of the most developed in Sub-Saharan Africa. Access to water in urban areas is almost universal, but sanitation lags behind. The government's urban sanitation strategy calls for ...

Linnemayr Sebastian, Alderman HaroldAug 14, 2013

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover, conducted in 2002 in Senegal....

Tourism in Senegal

Tourism in Senegal has generated about 12,000 jobs directly and 18,000 indirectly, and contributed 2.5% of GDP. Read More »

Vera Songwe
Country Director
Philip English
Lead Economist
Child Mobility and Rural Vulnerability in Senegal

Despite Senegal’s relatively low child mobility rate, there is concern about the vulnerability of girls who work as domestics and boys who leave to study the Koran. Read More »