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Initiative prospective agricole et rurale (IPAR)

Initiative prospective agricole et rurale (IPAR)

Senegal (Dakar)








Year of establishment:
2004
Number of employees: 13
Executive director: Cheikh Oumar Ba
Website: www.ipar.sn 

Initiative prospective agricole et rurale (IPAR) began its activities in 2004, formally registering in 2008 as an independent, non-profit research organization. The Institute is committed to informing national public debate and promoting ongoing dialogue between policymakers, researchers, and users of research results in Senegal.

IPAR has developed an independent research agenda with a focus on rural development, agriculture, migration and employment, and food security policies, which are key issues in the current development policy debate in Senegal. Other research themes include education, water management policies, climate change, decentralization, and good governance issues.

The Institute has built links with peasant networks and civil society organizations, as well as with private enterprise and with policymakers, including the Ministère de l’agriculture. Through a commissioned study, IPAR recently contributed to assessing the impact of trade liberalization on agricultural development in Senegal.


 Listen to Cheikh Oumar Ba speak about IPAR's research (French only)


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