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Code

HAB-92-1806155969

Date

5 - 7 July 2019

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From July 5 to 7, 2019, Jeanne Thérèse Fatou Diouf and Assane Kébé, Street Food Project volunteers, conducted a survey on street food in Dakar. Jeanne visited the city centre of Dakar and its surroundings (Sahm, Colobane, Niary Talli etc). Assane Kébé, visited the suburbs of Dakar (Thiaroye and Pikine).

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University

Gaston Berger University

Location

Dakar & its Environs
Senegal
14° 43' 0.0372" N, 17° 28' 3.6696" W
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Title

Street food in Dakar & suburbs 4: the construction

Medium

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Description

On every street corner, too, various street food outlets compete for customers with other types of businesses. These places are either "canteens" or garages of houses transformed into catering spaces with a large table and wooden benches around for customers, or metal or wooden kiosks glued to a wall or by the roadside.

The materials used are numerous: stainless steel or plastic or glass containers, spoons, dishes, a gas bottle or coal furnace, plastic basins for laundry, a few 20-litre oil cans recycled into water reserves and a stack of newspaper used as packaging.

In the middle of the day, it is also common to find a salesman immediately next door who offers, after the meal, local sweet and fresh juices or coffee and tea.

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