Development of Senegal’s National Data Strategy

May 26 2023

DPA, in collaboration with Smart Africa and GIZ under the leadership of the Ministry of Communication, Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, is leading the development of Senegal’s National Data Strategy. The main objective is to identify all the measures and propose an implementation roadmap to (i) enable the digital ecosystem to leverage the potential of data for economic growth; (ii) promote innovation and the use of emerging technologies, with the reinforcement of skills and the development of a data culture; and (iii) foster cross-border collaboration in terms of commerce and data in Africa, all while respecting privacy and human rights.