“Digital Senegal 2025” Strategy

Details of the organization
Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
“Digital Senegal 2025” Strategy
“Digital Senegal 2025” strategy is a vision, linked to the Emergent Senegal Plan (PSE). “Senegal in 2025: digital for all and for use in everything, with a dynamic and innovative private sector within an efficient ecosystem”. Concerning the economy, the aim of the Digital Senegal 2025 strategy is to breathe new life into the sector by providing stakeholders with new growth drivers and sources, by raising the contribution of digital technologies to GDP by 10 per cent, and by creating 35 000 direct jobs by 2025. The cost of the 28 reforms and 69 projects, is about 2.5 billion Euros. The progress expected by 2025 is measured in terms of international rankings based on the following indices: • Under the World Economic Forum’s Network Readiness Index, the goal is to rank in 70th place worldwide, and 4th within Africa. • Under ITU’s ICT Development Index, the goal is to rank in 90th place worldwide, and 4th within Africa. Regarding its implementation, particular attention will be paid both to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to cooperation.
National implementation: Senegal
Ongoing from 15/09/2016 to 31/12/2025
The African Development Bank The World Bank

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  • Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Programme
  • WSIS Thematic Meeting