Thursday, July 19 2012
After 10 years in West Africa, USAID West Africa Trade Hub Director Vanessa Adams will be moving on August 1, leaving behind a dynamic economic growth project that has had significant impact across the region.
Posted: April 4, 2012 - updated on May 17, 2012
A brochure presenting the activities of the USAID West Africa Trade Hub.
The USAID West Africa Trade Hub, the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub and the USAID East and Central Africa Trade Hub, which frequently collaborate to promote African companies such as at the MAGIC Apparel show pictured here, will meet in Washington, D.C., to discuss strategies and approaches to increasing exports from Africa to international markets. They will also discuss aspects of the African Competitiveness and Trade Enhancement initiative l
Friday, November 5 2010
West Africa continues to surprise people:
• When the world economy trembled under the weight of its worst financial crisis in generations, West Africa’s economy continued growing apace. (Many expected the region’s economic progress of the last decade to be wiped out.)
Posted: November 1, 2010 - updated on November 11, 2010
The Trade Hub has developed this spreadsheet as part of a pilot to increase exporters ability to manage buyer relationships. Visit this blog entry for more information.
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Posted: September 8, 2010
USAID's Trade Hub is training exporting company managers how to make the most of ICT. USAID's Trade Hub ICT Advisor Ben Coleman introduces eBizBox II with a conference on using ICT for export approaches, Sept. 28-29 in Accra, Ghana.
Monday, September 6 2010
In 2009, USAID’s Trade Hub launched eBizBox. In 2010, the ICT team at USAID’s West Africa Trade Hub launched eBizBox II – a package of software, hardware and internet connectivity solutions tailor-made for exporting companies in West Africa.
Saturday, August 7 2010
The Trade Hub trained 18 exporters (including 7 women) in basic accounting as part of eBizBox II, a package of tools, services, and training targeting improved use of ICT. Participants learned how to cost and price their products using Excel, and how to use a custom-developed Excel spreadsheet accounting template.