Progress in Senegal

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    Livestock graze in the Ngalenka Perimeter, a newly irrigated perimeter in Podor Department in northern Senegal in which sophisticated irrigation infrastructure was implemented for the first time under the Irrigation and Water Resources Management project of MCC's Senegal Compact. August 2015.

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    Farmers harvest rice on a family plot in the Senegal River Delta, where MCC has rehabilitated irrigation infrastructure as part of the Irrigation and Water Resources Management project of the $540 million Senegal Compact. August 2015.

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    Fatimata Diop is president of the women rice farmers' group, Bokk Djeuf, in the Senegal River Delta. Her group has benefited from the rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure as part of the Irrigation and Water Resources Management project of MCC's $540 million Senegal Compact. Here she harvests rice in a field near the village of Mboundoum. August 2015.

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    Bineta Dioum Ba winnows rice in the Ngalenka perimeter, a new irrigated perimeter in Podor Department in northern Senegal, is president of Namodiral women's group. The perimeter received sophisticated irrigation infrastructure for the first time under the Irrigation and Water Resources Management project of MCC's Senegal Compact. The women also received land user right titles to the land for the first time in history. August 2015

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    Aissata Dem harvests chili peppers on her farm in Ndioum, Senegal. The recent MCC-funded rehabilitation of the RN2 and construction of the Ndioum bridge as part of the $540 million MCC compact, has helped her farming group transport produce outside Ndioum and to the neighboring country of Mauritania. August 2015

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    Rehabilitation of the Bango Reservoir in the Senegal River Valley Delta is part of the $540 million Senegal Compact. August 2015.

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    Cheikh Seye, left, and Oumar Mbaye, employees of contractor Eiffage, help to rehabilitate the Bango Reservoir in the Senegal River Delta as part of MCC's Senegal Compact. August 2015.

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    A sign reading “Financed by the American People” stands at the edge of the Kolda Bridge in Kolda Senegal. The bridge was rebuilt as part of the RN6 road rehabilitation, part of MCC’s $540 million compact with Senegal. August 2015.

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    The Ndioum Bridge spans the Doué River and connects the town of Ndioum to Morphil Island. The newly-constructed bridge, built by MCC as part of the Senegal Compact's Roads Rehabilitation Project, allows road access to Morphil from Ndioum for the first time in history. August 2015.

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    Tounkara Camara is a vendor in the newly-built central market in Tanaff, Senegal, along the rehabilitated RN6 road. The market was built and road rehabilitated by MCC as part of the Roads Rehabilitation Project of the Senegal Compact. August 2015.

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    The MCC-funded Diama station is part of new irrigation infrastructure built in the Senegal River Delta by as part of the $540 million Senegal Compact's Irrigation and Water Resources Management Project. August 2015.

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    The newly rehabilitated RN2 road, rebuilt by MCC as part of the Roads Rehabilitation Project of the Senegal Compact, stretches from Richard Toll to Ndioum in northern Senegal. August 2015.