Senegal has been undergoing a steady process of political
stabilisation since the presidential elections in 2012. Its
market-friendly economic system is also increasingly attracting private
investment. The pro-reform national development strategy is currently
focusing on promoting the food industry and the digital economy. The Special Initiative aims to provide targeted support to these promising
business sectors in Senegal. In collaboration with our Senegalese
partners, we are developing attractive business hubs, including
industrial and business parks. However, our activities are not limited
to the food-processing industry or the information and communications
We will be happy to help you harness the many different investment
opportunities that exist in Senegal. We offer a tailor-made package of
advice, contacts and financial support to help you identify and overcome
specific investment obstacles. More information about our broad range
of offerings is available here.
Are you a small or medium-sized Senegalese enterprise? We can help you enhance your competitiveness or tap into new markets.
You can find further detailed information about Senegal and the country’s current economic data here:
economic growth (2023) *estimated value
increase in foreign trade revenue from 2020 to 2021
of the population are under 25 (2022)
A study commissioned by Invest for Jobs shows that there are considerable opportunities to create jobs and attract investors in the menstrual hygiene sector.
The Calls for Proposals by the Facility Investing for Employment (IFE) are open from 1 June to 7 July 2023 in Egypt, Ethiopia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, and Tunisia. A special application category "Climate" is available in three countries.
Invest for Jobs and the GFA Consulting Group organize Senegal’s first Salt Industry Business Forum from June, 8th – 10th 2023, in Kaolack. The forum brings together international and Senegalese industry players, investors, technical experts, and public stakeholders. It provides a unique platform for networking and exploring new business opportunities in a growing sector.
Harness the great investment opportunities that Senegal offers. Our experts will be happy to advise you.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Invest for Jobs has supported local businesses with economic stabilisation measures. The aim was to preserve jobs and secure investment for the time being. To achieve this, Invest for Jobs engaged in close dialogue with local partners.
These measures contributed to maintaining the positive trends in the economic development in Senegal throughout the pandemic.
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