Dakar’s resilience journey

Dakar is the economic, political, and administrative capital of Senegal. The city’s influence extends across the entire West African region.

This rapidly expanding economic hub is beset by poor planning oversight and management. Many areas suffer from inadequate public services and facilities.

As a peninsula city, Dakar is working to address the effects of climate change, and to implement innovative solutions to address frequent water shortages and energy disruptions.

Impact stories

The Metropolitan Scale of Resilience

Metropolis Issue Paper 03: Through case studies from cities across the Metropolis and 100 Resilient Cities network, this paper seeks to analyze the challenges and…