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Senegal

Last Updated: 24 August 2011

Support for Mine Action

In 2010 Senegal contributed US$300,000 to its mine action program, as in the previous two years.[1]

In 2010, international contributions towards mine action in Senegal totaled $897,830,[2] which represents an increase of 158% compared to 2009. The largest contribution was provided by the United States (US) ($500,000), with Italy providing €300,000 ($397,830).

Senegal was one of the 16 African states which received support from France in the form of training of students at the Centre for Humanitarian Demining Training-West Africa (Centre de formation au déminage humanitaire- Afrique de l'Ouest, CPADD) in Benin.[3]

International contributions: 2010[4]

Donor

Sector

Amount

(national currency)

Amount

($)

US

Clearance

$500,000

500,000

Italy

Clearance

300,000

397,830

Total

 

 

897,830

Summary of contributions: 2006–2010[5]

Year

National contributions ($)

International contributions ($)

Total

($)

2010

300,000

897,830

1,197,830

2009

300,000

347,824

647,824

2008

300,000

47,560

347,560

2007

960,000

4,593,185

5,553,185

2006

N/R

924,272

924,272

Total

1,860,000

6,810,671

8,670,671

N/R = Not Reported

 



[1] Senegal Article 5 deadline Extension Request, 2 April 2008, p.12

[2] US Department of State, “To Walk the Earth in Safety 2011,” Washington, DC, July 2011; and response to Monitor questionnaire by Manfredo Capozza, Humanitarian Demining Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, 6 April 2011.

[3] France Convention on Cluster Munitions Article 7 Report, Form I, 1 August 2011; and CNEMA, “Annual Report 2010.”

[4] Average exchange rate for 2010: €1=US$1.3261. US Federal Reserve, “List of Exchange Rates (Annual),” 6 January 2011.

[5] Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor analysis of information contained in Article 5 deadline Extension Request, Executive Summary, 22 October 2008; and see Landmine Monitor Report 2009, p. 656; Landmine Monitor Report 2008, pp. 614–615; Landmine Monitor Report 2007, p. 605; and ICBL-CMC, “Country Profile: Senegal: Support for Mine Action,” www.the-monitor.org, 18 October 2010.