quinta-feira, 14 de maio de 2015

The statement of Senegal on a map of Africa

The capital of Senegal is in full modernization. Many infrastructures were born in recent months in Dakar and other are almost ready. The bet of Senegal is to integrate the Group of emerging countries before 2035.

The 30 kilometres from Dakar, heading south, we discover the future urban and business hub of Diamniadio, one of the assets in the strategy of development of Senegal. It is expected, in polo, the creation of 30,000 to 40,000 jobs.

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The idea is to install these more than 3000 hectares a wide platform with services, universities, hospital, offices, but also a small town. "Within three years, there will be here 3000 homes for 15,000 inhabitants, 300 offices and trade", says Delphine Gnancadja, Project Director at the Getran Group.

It is also in Diamniadio coming in less than a year, the new Dakar International Conference Centre. Not far away, will be the future airport Blaise Diagne, who is expected to be finished next year. The air terminal will be connected to the Centre of Dakar for an express train and a highway, whose first stretch of 25 miles is open two years ago.

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Known as "the highway of the future", is the first toll motorway in West Africa. It was built in a record time of 44 months by a French civil engineering company, a new public-private partnership â€" model that Senegal intends to encourage and expand in the country.

"When you look at the map of Africa, Senegal is four or five hours from Europe, eight or nine of the United States and the six or seven of South America and Asia. Nowadays, Dakar is the gateway into Africa, "stresses Gérard Senac, ceo of Eiffage Senegal.

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The "Valley of Diamniadio", is also known as the urbanístioco pole in development South of Dakar, is beginning to attract some large international companies. In the case of French ACTS, one of the largest computer groups in the world, which, after Morocco, chose this urban pole along the Dakar to open the second African base.

"Why choose Senegal? By political stability â€" very important for our investors. Also the quality of engineers, for the quality of telecommunications and by lower production costs, "defends Momadou Ndoye, Senegal ACTS Project Director.

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Senegal also was applied in strengthening the transmission grid and lowered the price of the light. For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), opened a one-stop shop that has cut in half the wait time in launching new businesses. Are all strategies to try to attract more entrepreneurs.

"In the first quarter of 2015, we registered the most important figure of opening new companies over the last 15 years. In addition, foreign investments grew by eight percent between 2013 and 2014, "said Mountaga Sy, Executive Director of APIX.

Are strong signs that Senegal is trying to send to investors. Nowadays, for example, the country ensures that if an investor has some kind of trade dispute in the territory, this problem will be resolved in less than three months. A deadline for the OECD standard on this issue.

Another sign that the reforms are working is that Senegal closes the "Top 5" most reformist countries in the world, according to the latest data from Doing Business. What, with easier access to property, reveals that the costs are lower.

"Two important measures were implemented: the reduction in the rate of registrations, which crossed the 15 percent of 2012 to 5 percent this year. The second was the simplification of procedures for acquisition of real estate. Nowadays, thanks to the ' one stop shop ', it is possible to get the title to property in 72 hours, "says Ahmed Tidiane Ba, Director-General of the Senegalese tax office.

Before leaving Dakar, we still meet a business school. True reference in Senegal, in two decades ISM has formed around 12,000 young people from three dozen countries. At the Institute, students develop pilot enterprises and many took advantage of the new opportunities the country offers. In the case of Khadidiatou Diop, a student who created a business of fruits and vegetables.

"In Senegal, agriculture has a lot of potential. Organised women in economic interest Groups. We help them to package, label and transform fruits and vegetables. They developed bee-keeping and poultry farming. Then, we help sell products over the Internet, "explained us Khadidiatou Diop.

The Senegal knows that there is still much to do. More than ever, however, wants to enhance its strengths and the ability to continue to implement reforms that will lead the country to become the economic centre of the African.

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