Senegalese wine: A new venture

Wine production has been introduced by two French partners to the coast of Senegal, 60 km south of Dakar. Currently, only one out of the ten hectares available is being used and 500 bottles have been produced using drip irrigation. The winemakers’ ambition is produce a high- quality Senegalese wine selling for 7,000 CFA (€11).

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.