Posted: June 15, 2010 - updated on July 29, 2010
More than 100 public and private sector stakeholders attended the inauguration of a new enhanced AGOA Resource Center in Douala, Cameroon. www.agoatoolkit.com
Over 100 public and private sector stakeholders in Gabon established a committee to develop national export strategies to maximize benefits of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act after an AGOA workshop. www.agoatoolkit.com
Senegal now has its own barcode, allowing exporters to use the international identification system to indicate their products as originating from the country.
Posted: June 11, 2010 - updated on October 30, 2010
The Trade Hub has launched eBizBox II - a new and improved version!
Find out more about the ICT tools, services and training that can help your business become more competitive by visiting the eBizBox webpage.
Posted: June 1, 2010 - updated on July 29, 2010
The African Cashew Alliance completed a technical assistance assessment of cashew processing in the Gambia with recommendations to improve efficiency and increase production capacity. www.africancashewalliance.com
A new directory of West African Dried Fruit Exporters was sent to American buyers as part of continued follow-up from the American Food Industry Convention in May. www.tasteafricanow.com
12 home décor and fashion accessories producers from Burkina Faso, Ghana and Mali exhibited products to an American buyer. www.africa-now.org
Posted: May 26, 2010 - updated on June 26, 2010
Trade Hub Specialty Foods Advisor Megan Tweed trained 17 people (16 women) in food safety, packaging and labeling at a workshop organized by the U.S. Embassy in the Gambia. Two companies also received technical assistance in the design of their labels in preparation for the Fancy Food Show in New York City, June 27-29. www.tasteafricanow.com
Posted: May 22, 2010 - updated on July 5, 2010
West Africa's internet access costs are some of the highest in the world. The reason is the virtual monopoly on internet traffic from the region - the Sat3 submarine cable which links West Africa to Europe.
Posted: March 30, 2010
March 30 – 31, 2006
La Palm Royal Beach Hotel
This conference was sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with ECOWAS, the Government of Ghana, and Ghana’s private sector.
Posted: March 25, 2010 - updated on July 2, 2010
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