Following his meeting with the Senegalese President, Mr Macky Sall, during his visit to Senegal, Commissioner Dacian Cioloş said: "I am delighted that Senegal has chosen to invest more in agriculture and make this sector a national priority. The European Commission will support this choice", through assistance under the 11th European Development Fund as well as through technical support.
Commissioner Cioloş also encouraged Senegal in its efforts to define priorities for investment in agriculture while visiting the African Centre for Agricultural Research and Development. He stressed the importance of local ownership and the Commission's commitment to place agriculture at the heart of the EU-Senegal Partnership.
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