Senegal River


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Senegal River

A river of western Africa rising in western Mali and flowing about 1,640 km (1,020 mi) generally northwest and west along the Mauritania-Senegal border to the Atlantic Ocean.
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The Senegal River Basin: Strong institutions have been developed on the basis of a comprehensive cross-boundary agreement, but the Senegal River Basin suffers from a difficult natural environment, which jeopardises food security and access to local drinking water.
During the construction of the Senegal River Project in West Africa in 1987, owing to flooding in the lower Senegal River area, ecological conditions and interactions between animals and humans were altered, resulting in a large RVF outbreak that occurred in humans and animals (21).
As for Fiifiire in Cuballo Country, it follows a character which belongs to traditional fishing people of the Senegal River Valley, whose family has always chased crocodiles and hippos from the river using mystical formulas.
It illustrates the legal balancing and mutually acceptable formats used in the cases of the Indus River, the Columbia River, the Mekong River, and the Senegal River.
(102) In the colonial period, migrants from French Sudan and the upper Senegal River valley entered the administrative record having changed their Mande and Fulbe names to local Wolof forms (Pheffer 1975: 312).
Work should soon start on the Koukoutamba dam in Guinea, the lat- est addition to the re- gional power and water management network developed by the nations of the Senegal river basin.
Work should soon start on the Koukoutamba dam in Guinea, the latest addition to the regional power and water management network developed by the nations of the Senegal river basin.
In 1982, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development supported the Senegal River Basin Organisation with a loan of Dh259 million.
Historians trace the origin of the Fulani to Senegal River valley.
Saint-Louis was founded in 1659 on an isle of Senegal River and it was the first French settlement in Africa.
The Senegal River Basin Organization is probably the most far-reaching arrangement today.