About Bandafassi

Bandafassi is town in south-eastern Senegal about 750 km from Dakar near the borders with Mali and Guinea. It constitutes about half of the territory of the Arrondissement of Bandafassi of the K├ędougou Department, eastern Senegal,  The area constitutes the Bandafassi DSS (demographics surveillance site) of the INDEPTH Network. The population includes ethnic groups Bedick (Bedik), Mandinka and Fula Bande