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Senegal Transnational Issues Profile

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Disputes - international

cross-border trafficking in persons, timber, wildlife, and cannabis; rebels from the Movement of Democratic Forces in the Casamance find refuge in Guinea-Bissau

Illicit drugs
transshipment point for Southwest and Southeast Asian heroin and South American cocaine moving to Europe and North America; illicit cultivator of cannabis
Refugees and internally displaced persons
refugees (country of origin): 14,114 (Mauritania) (2020)
IDPs: 8,400 (clashes between government troops and separatists in Casamance region in the 1990s and early 2000s) (2019)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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