The Senegalese government on Sunday said it will take “strong action” against excessive cutting of wood in Casamance, in the south of the country.

SIKILO, Senegal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Walking through his dry millet field, Alioune Djaby, chief of Sikilo village, waits for a sign that rainfall is coming.

Forests in Senegal's lush Casamance region risk disappearing within two years because of illegal timber smuggling, one of the West African country's foremost environmentalists said on Thursday.

DAKAR (Reuters) - French development agency PROPARCO will provide an 18-year 35.5 million euro ($39.54 million) loan to finance the construction and operation of a solar energy plant in Senegal, wh

This working paper explores the current development pattern of Senegal from geographical and economic perspectives, and its impact on climate vulnerability.

This paper examines the linkages between decentralisation and urban climate governance through a literature review, supported by two city case studies: Saint-Louis in Senegal and Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso.

Over 20 lakh Indians participated in a global campaign to demand urgent action to tackle poverty, inequality and climate change that preceded the Conference of Parties (CoP-21) in November, the wor

Some 180,000 children under the age of five die every year - roughly 500 a day - in sub-Saharan Africa due to diarrhoeal diseases linked to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene, the United Nati

The European winter is the high season for tourism in Senegal as visitors flock to its sea and sun to escape the cold, yet since last year the doors of the luxury Hotel Espadon have been closed.

More than 18 million women in the developing countries, including India, Senegal and Sierra Leone, are severely undernourished, according to a study published Tuesday by the U.S. journal JAMA.

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