Sunday, May 8 2011
From the launch of the new Global Shea Alliance to the grafting of shea trees to a business-to-business forum, “Shea 2011: Sustainable Solutions” connected hundreds of shea stakeholders from across West Africa and around the world to each other and the information they need to grow the industry.
Posted: April 12, 2011
The USAID Trade Hub published Tradewinds, monthly newsletter, with articles on foreign and local investment in West Africa and recent developments in the transport sector, a report on U.S. Ambassador Donald Teitelbaum opening an apparel factory with Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry Hanna Tetteh and an update on business in Cameroon.
Friday, April 8 2011
Posted: November 10, 2010
Posted: November 4, 2010
Ben Coleman delivered the following presentation highlighting key ICT tools and practical advice for exporters at SIAO 2010, November 4 in Ouagadougo, Burkina Faso.
For more information contact bcoleman [at] watradehub [dot] com
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Posted: September 7, 2010 - updated on September 16, 2010
More than 30 West African women entrepreneurs formed the African Women Entrepreneurs network after meeting at the 9th annual AGOA Forum in Washington, D.C. Aug. 4-7. The network aims to increase opportunities for women to use AGOA’s trade benefits to increase exports to the U.S. and increase investment in sub-Saharan 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.