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.

The Senegalese minister of Water and Sanitation, Mansour Faye and his Moroccan counterpart Charafat Afailal on Monday sealed a cooperation agreement in the fields of water and sanitation in Dakar.”

Staff from ActionAid International The Gambia and ActionAid Senegal have agreed to strengthen relationships in order to achieve stronger results in the second phase of the Agro Ecology and Resilien

A gust of wind and plastic bags sweep into the air, in the distance the smell of rotten fish. I walk past people covering their nose, marching as if in a hurry.

A new report by Italian researchers shows that the controversial Senhuile project in Senegal is on the verge of collapse. The project, initiated by Italian and Senegalese investors four years ago to produce biofuels, has provoked fierce resistance from affected communities in which six people have died. Its investors claim to have secured the rights to 45,000 hectares of land, though the company has cultivated only a fraction of this; to make matters worse, Senhuile's disgraced former CEO is counter-suing the company on a variety of charges.

Ecologists and space agencies must forge a global monitoring strategy, say Andrew K. Skidmore, Nathalie Pettorelli and colleagues.

Traditional methods for estimating malaria transmission based on mosquito sampling are not standardized and are unavailable in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Such studies are especially difficult to implement when transmission is low, and low transmission is the goal of malaria elimination. Malaria-control efforts in Senegal have resulted in changes in population genomics evidenced by increased allele sharing among parasite genomes, often including genomic identity between independently sampled parasites.

Dakar — In a first-of-its-kind march in Senegal, nearly a thousand people - including the country's environmental minister - took to the streets of Dakar Sunday asking for action to deal with clima

Nigeria and other countries of the Sub-Sahara African region have the world's worst access to electricity, the International Energy Agency, IEA, said in its latest report.

IT is ultimately transport infrastructure that has put West Africa en route to a brighter infrastructure future, says a Deloitte report.