The AICS of Dakar, in the realization of the initiatives financed by the Italian Cooperation, avails itself of a dense network of local, international and civil society partners. Among these, the institutions and ministries involved in the project initiatives undoubtedly represent privileged interlocutors, such as the Senegalese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Equipment, the Senegalese Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning, the Ministry of National Education Senegalese, the Senegalese Ministry of Health, the Senegalese Ministry of Women, Family and Gender, the Malian Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Ministry of Energy and Malian Water, the Malian Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Malian Employment and Professional Training, and the Guinean Ministry of Health.
In the universe of civil society, relevant partners of AICS Dakar are the Italian Civil Society Organizations (OSC); the development projects are financed through the annual "OSC Call" of the AICS but also through funding from the Ministry of the Interior, 8x1000 IRPEF and Local Authorities.
In Senegal, there are more than 20 Italian CSOs working on different topics: human development, rural development and sustainable agriculture, food security and access to water, renewable energy, local development and strengthening of micro and small businesses, promotion of human rights . Currently, the CSOs involved in projects co-financed through the "OSC Call", lasting three years, are: ACRA, ARCS, CISV, ISCOS, VIS. Other Italian OSCs operating in Senegal and West Africa are: COSPE, CPS, GREEN CROSS Italy, LVIA, CIPSI, IPSIA, RE.TE, DOKITA, Educaid, ASeS, Nutriaid, COMI, AIDOS, COOPI, Brothers of Man.
Relevant is also the contribution, on the initiatives pertaining to the multilateral channel, of international organizations and United Nations agencies. These include UN WOMEN, OHCHR, UNESCO, FAO, WHO, WFP, UNICEF, IOM.
The partnerships related to decentralized cooperation that directly involve the Italian regions and municipalities are also becoming increasingly important (such as the Municipalities of Ravenna, Rimini, Asti, Oristano, Pavia, Rivalta and the Coordination of Municipalities for Peace, as well as the Tuscany Regions, Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta, Veneto, Emilia Romagna and Sardinia) and those pertaining to delegated cooperation, of which the European Union is the reference point.