Vanessa Baudin Sanchez
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Articles by Vanessa Baudin Sanchez:
One may think the words “sustainable development” might be abstract and bewildering to children – until meeting the students of the Sustainable Development Club of Le Collège Bilingue in Dakar, Senegal. Week after week, middle and high school students flock to this after-school club that aims to teach them about the benefits of a clean environment as a catalyst to development.
A Trip to the Sustainable Development Club
Making Development Data Fit for Purpose in Senegal // Rendre les données sur le développement adaptées aux besoins nationaux au Sénégal
Last year, Development Gateway – with our partners at the AidData Center for Development Policy – interviewed nearly fifty leaders from the government, development partner, and civil society communities of Senegal. Our goal was to uncover how (and whether) data from Senegal’s Aid Management Platform (AMP) was used in development-related decisions; identify barriers to data use; recommend ways of tackling these barriers; and work with our Government of Senegal counterparts on acting upon these solutions.