All articles for the topic: Senegal

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Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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RegionsAdapt 2018 Report: Multi-level Governance in Climate Change Adaptation

The RegionsAdapt 2018 Report gathers the physical and socio-economic climate risks that 42 regions around the world face and their best adaptation practices to address these challenges.

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Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal

Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal

Senegal’s NAP process has created institutional mechanisms that facilitate strategic linkages between local and national adaptation planning in climate-sensitive sectors.

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Women farmers sell their crops, Senegal. Photo: @Lancelot Ehode - IED Afrique/PRISE Senegal

Supporting private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This PRISE policy brief argues that to unlock the potential of businesses to drive climate-resilient development, support for private adaptation in semi arid lands needs to be rapidly upscaled.

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Mamadou Ndiaye, délégué de quartier of Bene Baraque sitting on a design bench. Benches made from recycled materials are arranged around the basins to improve the living environment of the neighbouring districts. Credit: Consortium pour la Recherche Economique et Sociale (CRES).

Community-based Action against Flood Risks in Dakar

This case study described how community-based action has been used to address incerasing flood risk in Dakar.

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Climate information services in Senegal

This study analyzed experiences and lessons learned in Senegal, where various climate information services products attempted to effectively involve producers, technicians and policy‐makers.

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Key lessons learned from Senegal’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process

Representatives from the Collaborative Management for a Sustainable Fisheries Future in Senegal (COMFISH) initiative share their experience on Senegal’s NAP process.

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The R4 Resilience Initiative in Senegal

This article explains the integrated, multi-faceted approach of the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative; a ground-breaking approach for improving food security in the poorest communities.

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Disasters and national economic resilience

This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.

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Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This Future Climate For Africa report presents an overview of climate trends across regions of Africa and a series of climate factsheets that are tailored for specific sub-regions and countries.

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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Reducing vulnerability to food price shocks in a changing climate

This brief explores the impacts of food price shocks in a changing climate.

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The case of Senegal - Adaptation without Borders

The Stockholm Environment Institute’s research project Adaptation without Borders is placing a spotlight on the country of Senegal in West Africa to illustrate how climate change can have...

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Families in Senegal typically spend around 30% oftheir monthly income on food, so even small changes in the price of rice impact the monthly food intake of families in Senegal.

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National Adaptation Plans and the indirect impacts of climate change

This brief supports countries to take stock of the “indirect impacts” of climate change and to address them in their National Adaptation Plan.

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Senegal Films – Adaptation without Borders

On this page four short films explore these issues in relation to rice production, consumption and global trade.

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Adaptation and Mitigation through “produced environment” at the rural community of Sebikotane in Senegal

ENDA SYSPRO had partnered with development researchers to implement a new farming system labeled ‘produced environment’ in the rural community of Sebikotane, Senegal.

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Flooding in the Sahel

The Senegalese NGO ENDA-Energie engaged with local stakeholders to analyze existing challenges and support the promotion of effective adaptation strategies.

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Does climate information matter?

Does climate information matter? An innovative tool to measure the value of climate services for farmers

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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AfricaAdapt (Network)

AfricaAdapt is an independent bilingual network (French/English) focused exclusively on Africa.

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West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use

WASCAL is an initiative of the German government to establish a center of competence on climate change and adapted land use in West Africa (for the time being, the countries involved are: Benin, Bu

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Mitigation: Senegal has committed unconditionally to emissions reductions of 3% (by 2020), 4% (by 2025), and 5% (by 2030), and conditional reductions of 7%, 15%, and 21% for the years as previously listed. These reductions are from the established business as usual scenario. Senegal's mitigation efforts will reach across sectors. Within the energy sector activities on expanding electricity generation, efficiency and public transport will be implemented. The agriculture and forestry sectors will pursue reduced emissions from fertilizer and manure management, climate smart agriculture, and efficient land management. Emissions will also be reduced by improvements in waste management and industrial practices.

Adaptation: Senegal is committed to integrating climate change adaptation efforts into national development to protect and further economic growth. Adaptation efforts focus on biodiversity, coastal areas, water supply, agriculture fishing and livestock, flooding controls, and public health issues. Specific activities include further research and technical studies, the establishment of protected areas, improved management, provision of insurance options, and infrastructure changes and additions.

International Climate and Environmental Commitments: The Paris Agreement (Party), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Party), Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Party), United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (Party), Convention on Biological Diversity (Party), Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (Party), Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Party)

Summary

Senegal's geographic location, climatic context, and socio-economic challenges defines its vulnerability to climate change. Climate change has already affected precipitation patterns, minimum temperature, and sea level in Senegal. This has resulted in issues with flooding, droughts, biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation, and coastal erosion, all of which are predicted to worsen with further climate change. These issues have further damaged already low levels of agriculture production, led to health concerns, depleted water resources, damaged infrastructure, and undermined sectors from tourism to fishing. Climate change is a serious development concern for Senegal and its population.

International Commitments and Reporting

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

While Senegal has signed and ratified the Paris Agreement their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions have not been transferred to the formal Nationally Determined Contribution Registry.
Intended Nationally Determined Contribution Under the Paris Agreement - https://www4.unfccc.int/sites/submissions/INDC/Published%20Documents/Sen...

NDC Monitoring and Reporting

World Bank Country Factsheet on Intended NDCs - http://spappssecext.worldbank.org/sites/indc/PDF_Library/SN.pdf
World Bank’s Climate Knowledge Portal - https://climateknowledgeportal.worldbank.org/country/senegal
ClimateWatch Profile - https://www.climatewatchdata.org/countries/SEN
NDC Partnership Page - http://ndcpartnership.org/countries-map/country?iso=SEN

SDG Voluntary National Review

2018 Voluntary National Review - https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/memberstates/senegal

National SDG Monitoring and Reporting

World Bank Overview - http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/senegal
UNDP's Open SDG Data Hub - http://unstats-undesa.opendata.arcgis.com/

NDCs and SDGs

Mapping of NDC-SDG Connections - https://klimalog.die-gdi.de/ndc-sdg/country/SEN

NDCs, SDGs, and Climate Change

NDC Partnership Dashboard on NDCs and relation to the SDGs and Climate Change Vulnerability - http://ndcpartnership.org/climate-watch/ndcs-sdg

Emissions Data

Senegal does not currently have a dynamic online emissions tracking platform, but national emissions reporting can be found within this report - https://unfccc.int/sites/default/files/resource/Sennc3.pdf
The ClimateWatch profile may provide one more recent assessment of greenhouse gas emissions - https://www.climatewatchdata.org/countries/SEN

Sendai and Hyogo Frameworks

National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action - https://www.preventionweb.net/english/policies/v.php?id=41721&cid=151
National Report in Preparation for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction - https://www.preventionweb.net/english/policies/v.php?id=909&cid=151

National Coordination and Reporting

National Appropriate Mitigation Actions

No Action to date - https://www4.unfccc.int/sites/PublicNAMA/SitePages/Country.aspx?CountryI...

National Action Plans

National Adaptation Plan for Action - https://www.preventionweb.net/english/policies/v.php?id=8570&cid=151

National Strategies Related to International Mechanisms

Convention to Combat Desertification National Action Programme - https://knowledge.unccd.int/sites/default/files/naps/senegal-fre2000.pdf
National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan - https://www.cbd.int/doc/world/sn/sn-nbsap-v2-fr.pdf

National Regulations/Policies

Plan Senegal Emergent - https://www.sec.gouv.sn/sites/default/files/Plan%20Senegal%20Emergent_0.pdf
Plan Sénégal Émergent, Plan d’Actions Prioritaires 2019-2023 - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC188171
Stratégie nationale de Développement Economique et Social 2013-2017 - https://www.preventionweb.net/english/policies/v.php?id=59818&cid=151
Lettre de Politique di Secteur de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable 2016-2020 - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC179622
Plan national d’adaptation du secteur de la pêche et de l’aquaculture face au changement climatique horizon 2035 - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC186289
Environment Code - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/environment-code-law-2001-01/
Decree No. 2011-1689 establishing the National Committee on Climate Change - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/decree-no-2011-1689-establish...
Plan d’Actions pour la Gestion Integrée des Ressources en Eau du Senegal 2007 - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC175584
Decree No. 2013-163 Flood Zones - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/decree-no-2013-163-flood-zones/
Ministerial Decree No. 9.719 on the institutional framework of the Project for the Development of Resilience to Recurrent Food Insecurity in the Sahel - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/ministerial-decree-no-9-719-o...
Decree no. 2013-316 on Rainwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/decree-no-2013-316-on-rainwat...
Loi n° 2015-18 du 13 juillet 2015 portant Code de la Pêche maritime - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC155049
Loi nº 98-03 portant le code forestier - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC016268
Loi n° 2011-07 du 30 mars 2011 portant régime de la Propriété foncière - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC131114
Loi nº 81-13 portant Code de l'eau - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC001299
Loi nº 86-04 portant Code de la chasse et de la protection de la nature - http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC004472
Renewable Energy Law (No. 2010-21) - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/renewable-energy-law-no-2010-21/
Law 2010-22 Regulating the Biofuels Industry - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/law-2010-22-regulating-the-bi...
Decree No. 2014-880 on the powers of the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/decree-no-2014-880-on-the-pow...
Decree No. 2013-684 on the establishment, organization and functioning of the National Agency for Renewable Energies - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/decree-no-2013-684-on-the-est...
Ministerial Decree No. 9317 establishing the organization and functioning of the National Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programme through energy efficiency in the building sector and related regulation - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/ministerial-decree-no-9317-es...
National Bioenergy Strategy and National Strategy on the development of Renewable Energies 2016-2020 - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/national-bioenergy-strategy-a...
Program for the promotion of renewable energies, rural electrification and sustainable supply in domestic fuel - https://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/senegal/name-24788-en.php

National Platform

This platform reports on Senegal's Plan Sénégal Emergent, which includes national environmental commitments - https://www.sec.gouv.sn/dossiers/plan-s%C3%A9n%C3%A9gal-emergent-pse

This platform provides relevant general national environmental information - http://www.environnement.gouv.sn/informations-sur-l-environnement

Reviews of National Legislation and Policy

London School of Economics: National Climate Legislation - http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/country-profiles/senegal

Financing

Key Areas of Climate Investment

Financing efforts to increase climate resilience for food-insecure smallholders - https://www.greenclimate.fund/projects/fp049
Financing resilience in agricultural value chains - https://www.thegef.org/project/food-iap-agricultural-value-chains-resili...
Financing eco-system based climate change adaptation for rural communities - https://www.thegef.org/project/mainstreaming-ecosystem-based-approaches-...
Financing sustainable and inclusive agribusiness - https://www.thegef.org/project/psg-sustainable-and-inclusive-agribusines...
Financing sustainable urban development - https://www.thegef.org/project/cities-iap-sustainable-cities-initiative
Financing resilience in coastal cities - https://www.gfdrr.org/en/city-coastal-resilience-africa-citycore
Financing urban flood management - https://www.greenclimate.fund/projects/fp021
Financing public transport expansion - http://projects.worldbank.org/P156186?lang=en
Financing the rehabilitation of salinized land and ecosystem resilience - https://www.greenclimate.fund/projects/fp003
Financing the expansion of national green production and exports - https://www.isdb.org/projects/data/uid-pj0032988

Selected Relevant Sources of Climate Related Funding

Climate Funds Update - https://climatefundsupdate.org/data-dashboard/#1541245745457-d3cda887-f010
OECD Climate Change - https://www.oecd.org/env/cc/
OECD Investment for Green Growth - https://www.oecd.org/environment/green.htm
African Development Bank Group - https://www.afdb.org/en/topics-and-sectors/sectors/climate-change

Multilateral Funders

Senegal receives climate funding from the World Bank, the Islamic Development Bank, the Green Climate Fund, the Global Environment Facility, the Adaptation Fund, and the Global Climate Change Alliance, among others.

Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning

Vulnerability/Adaptation Capacity Data

Notre Dame's Global Adaptation Initiative Vulnerability/Readiness Climate Change Index - https://gain.nd.edu/our-work/country-index/
Sea-Level Rise and Impacts in Africa, 2000 to 2100. Application of the DIVA model to Africa - https://www.weadapt.org/placemarks/maps/view/1146
Environmental Performance Index - https://epi.envirocenter.yale.edu/

Natural Disaster/Hazards

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery - https://www.gfdrr.org/en/senegal
PreventionWeb - https://www.preventionweb.net/english/countries/africa/sen

Energy Supply and Demand

Renewables Readiness Assessment - https://www.irena.org/-/media/Files/IRENA/Agency/Publication/2013/IRENA-...
Key Energy Statistics - https://www.iea.org/countries/senegal

Land Use

LandLinks Country Profile - https://www.land-links.org/senegal
Land Use and Land Cover Dynamics: The Republic of Senegal - https://eros.usgs.gov/westafrica/country/republic-senegal

Economic Development/Quality of Life and Livelihoods

Planning for Climate Change in Overlooked Sectors - https://www.weadapt.org/placemarks/maps/view/262
Climate risk and food security in Senegal: Analysis of climate impacts on food security and livelihoods - https://www.wfp.org/publications/climate-risk-and-food-security-senegal-...
Understanding Patterns of Climate Resilient Economic Development - https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opini...

Summaries of Programming and Priorities

Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment in Senegal's third National Communication - https://unfccc.int/sites/default/files/resource/Sennc3.pdf
Review of Current and Planned Adaptation Efforts - https://www.preventionweb.net/english/policies/v.php?id=25779&cid=151

Case Studies

weADAPT Case Studies

weADAPT Entries - https://www.weadapt.org/case-studies?keyword=senegal

Climate and Development Network Country Page

Climate and Development Network Resources - https://cdkn.org/regions/senegal

Islamic Development Bank Reports

IsDB Country Page - https://www.isdb.org/senegal

Climate, Climate Change, and Environmental Data

Natural Disaster/Hazards Data

ThinkHazard - http://thinkhazard.org/en/report/217-senegal

Energy Supply and Demand Data

Renewable Energy Mapping - http://thinkhazard.org/en/report/217-senegal

Land Use Data

FAOStat - http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/

Weather/Meteorological Data

World Meteorological Organization Profile - https://www.wmo.int/cpdb/senegal

<span class="isdb-tag">Biodiversity</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Climate Smart Agriculture</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Energy Efficiency</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Water Scarcity</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Hydrometeorological Hazards</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Coastal Management and Planning</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Agriculture Fishing Forestry Sector</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Sustianable Transport</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Food Insecurity</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Solar Power</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Urban Management and Planning</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Bioenergy</span> <span class="isdb-tag"> Biological Hazard</span>

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