This case study covers a sequence of technical assistance interventions by PPIAF/SNTA and other development partners between 2009 and 2014 designed to strengthen the financial management of the City of Dakar and raise financing for municipal infrastructure projects (See Annex I, Table 7). This illustrates a number of distinctive and instructive features even though the planned municipal bond issue was aborted shortly before it was due to be launched in early 2015 because of political opposition from the central government.