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Program to Support the Economic and Social Development (PADESS)


Total initiative costs

€ 17,800,000.0
Reparted as
  • Loans € 15,000,000.0
  • Grants € 2,800,000.0

Dati finanziari aggiornati al 25.11.2015


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The PADESS activities are located in priority regions of the Country Programme Italy - Senegal where they are being carried out other projects as the PIDES, the PAPSEN and PAIS: the regions of Dakar, Kaolack, Sédhiou and Kolda. Some activities of the initiative may concern the regions of Diourbel (near Thiès) and Fatick (near Kaolack).

Main outcome

Contribute to poverty reduction by supporting the implementation of national policies and strategies to contrast poverty aiming at socio-economic empowerment of the most vulnerable groups (women, young people and families) and at sustainable local economic development through support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Initiative data

Initiative number 010614
Purpose Multisector aid for basic soc. serv.
Sector Other Social Infrastructure & Services


Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority Ministry of Women, Family and Childhood
Other financiers -


The direct beneficiaries are estimated at 200,000 inhabitants in rural and urban areas belonging to 4,000 farmers' organizations (POs) of manufacturers and producers, Economic Interest Group (EIG), SME which benefit from the activities of credit, and 150 affected communities to improve social services, represented by women, youth, disabled, migrant diaspora, productive families. The indirect beneficiaries are represented by the most vulnerable part of the urban and rural populations of the regions mentioned, estimated at 4,797,958 inhabitants in 2013 (37% of the total population of Senegal).

Beneficiaries of which females 70.0%

Annex (Download)


Date Nov. 11, 2015