Dakar Local Climate and Energy Plan

Improving Dakar’s urban governance for an energy and ecology transition to strengthen resilience to climate change

An initiative of Ville de Dakar

Overview of the project

The improvement programme of urban governance for an ecological and energy transition with the aim  to strengthen resilience works at the participative conceptualisation and implementation of a Local Climate and Energy Plan (PCET) for the city of Dakar. It aims to bring mitigation and adaptation vision and action plans to tackle the effects of climate change, in accordance with the Nationally Determined Contributions.

The main goal is to mobilise a important number of citizen on energy and climate challenges through :

  • a learning platform (Dakar acts for Climate)
  • the implementation of a pilot energy efficiency project
  • the modelling of an intervention approach for a change of scale in the coutry and the sub-region.

Improving Dakar’s urban governance for an energy and ecology transition to strenghten resilience to climate change

Level of progress

Ongoing research

Project timeline


Quantitative results
  • Capacity building workshops for 100 local actors
  • Green outdoor hike with 2500 participants
Qualitative results

Awareness-raising campaign for inhabitants on climate culture.

Video presentation of the Dakar Territorial Climate and Energy Plan

Photos of the initiative

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About the

Ville de Dakar

Ndeye Rokhaya SARR
Chef de projet, chargé de mission
+221 77 550 72 07

The city of Dakar has a local authority status under the 2 march 1996 96/06 law, which establishes the Local Governments Code. The City is recognised as a legal entity and is endowed with financial autonomy. It is divided in 19 fully functional districts, each run by a Mayor.

Dakar’s mission is , as for all communities, on one hand “ the conception, the programmation and the implementation of economic, educative and social development actions”, and on the other “to ensure to all peoples, without any discrimination, the best conditions of living”.

A project
in collaboration
  • European Union, Delegation of the EU in Senegal


    Boubacar DRABA
    programme manager
    infrastructure section
    +221 33 889 11 00
  • Grand Paris Sud urban community

    Local community

    Jean François Mangelaire
    Directeur des relations internationales et européennes
    +33 625 78 32 14