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Poverty persists in rural Senegal

Poverty persists in rural Senegal

Poverty is widespread in the rural areas of Senegal (57.3%) than in other urban areas (41.3%) and Dakar (26.1%), according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UNDP Senegal chief Fatou B Djibo says this is due to, among others, the reduction of agricultural productivity, lack of employment opportunities in rural areas, poor and vulnerable […]

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