Senegal Targets 40% Reduction in Wheat Imports

Dakar – In a significant policy shift, the Senegalese government is planning to cut its wheat imports by 40% in the next five years.

According to Africa News Agency, Senegal’s wheat imports reached 754,000 tonnes in 2021, costing 149.3 billion CFA francs ($248 million). This move is part of a broader strategy to strengthen domestic agricultural production and reduce reliance on foreign wheat.

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