Coastal tourism in Senegal, though a key sector of the economy, is particularly affected by climate change. Many initiatives to strengthen the resilience of this sector have been implemented, but with limited impact.
In order to develop the country’s tourism sector, decision-makers must reinforce their commitment to the management of climatic risks on major tourist and seaside sites. This report presents the results of a diagnosis of the various strategies implemented to improve the resilience of Senegal’s coastal tourism sector to the adverse effects of climate change.
Image: Saly, Senegal, by Rajeshree Sisodia/PRISE