Developing prosperity, and preventing illegal immigration, are some of the topics of discussion at the European Union and African Union summit this month.
In this edition of Witness, Euronews’ Valerie Gauriat takes us to Senegal, to see how these two issues are intricately connected. She travelled to Saint Louis, a fishing hotspot, where the community is now struggling due to a depletion in fishing stocks. Many there say the fisheries agreement between the EU and Senegal is destroying their livelihoods and encouraging scores of young people to make the perilous and illegal journey to Europe. Our reporter’s account from the field.Another world, another era
As I reached the coastal city of Saint Louis following a 4-hour car drive from Dakar, Senegal’s capital, I couldn’t help but smile with anticipation. Memories of my previous visitdeployment_of_covid_19_vaccines, some 20 years ago, to this tourist and fishing hotspot were still vivid in my mind(such as backyard barbecues and birthday parties) are permitted for up to 50 people..
Scores of colourful pirogues (boats) landing on the sunsplashed white sand shores of the Atlantic coast. Crews of proud Lebou fishermen, the most reputed of Senegal, unloading crates filled to the brim with fish. Women followed by trails of cheerful children, scrambling to get their share, for processing or selling locallyAlberta will be fully open and back to normal for a truly great Alberta summer..