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What's Happening at the USAID Trade Hub

Sunday, March 31 2013

Nanabea Adarkwah-Agyapong

Border Information Center opens at the Port of Dakar

105 stakeholders in Senegal participated in the launch of West Africa’s fourth Border Information Center in Dakar. The new center is hosted by the Conseil Sénégalais des Chargeurs (COSEC).

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June 8 Highlights

The USAID Trade Hub published a special 2012 AGOA Forum edition of Tradewinds, its monthly newsletter, including columns by USAID Trade Hub Director Vanessa Adams, Senegalese entrepreneur Magatte Wade, Vital Voices Africa Program Coordinator Sarah Ewing, AWEP Ghana President Comfort Adjahoe and USAID Trade Hub Transport Director Niels Rasmussen. A report on the Borderless 2012 conference, including video footage, and a report on moving goods on the Cotonou-Niamey corridor also feature.

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March 15th Highlights

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How women entrepreneurs are building businesses across West Africa

Sunday, March 6 2011

Nene Akwetey Kodjoe, Denise Awoonor Renner and Joe Lamport
In 2006, Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson became the first woman head of state in Africa. In 2008, she called on Miata Beysolow to serve as the country’s minister of commerce and industry.
 
Liberia's Minister of Commerce and Industry Miata Beysolow.
Liberia's Minister of Commerce and Industry Miata Beysolow.
“It felt like a real homecoming,” recalled Beysolow.
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March 2nd Highlights

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis and Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa Florizelle Liser discussed business challenges with stakeholders.  International and national exporting companies, a Member of Parliament, and finance and transport service providers participated in the stakeholder roundtable moderated by USAID Trade Hub Director Vanessa Adams and held at the USAID Trade Hub’s Accra, Ghana, office on Feb. 21.

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February 3rd Highlights

The second edition of Tradewinds Magazine is now available, featuring stories on how trade is aid. Download it at http://www.watradehub.com/resources/resourcefiles/jan11/tradewnds-magazine

Business
An international buyer and importer of West African handcrafts bought a number of products in Senegal with assistance from the USAID Trade Hub. The buyer will display the products – made of recycled materials – at the New York International Gift Fair under the AfricaNow! brand developed by the USAID Trade Hub and industry partners. www.africa-now.org

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What's Happening at the Trade Hub

Tuesday, November 9 2010

Antonina Bawuah

African companies from across the continent, including 22 from West Africa, linked to buyers and industry stakeholders under the Taste of Africa brand at the Salon International de l’Agroalimentaire (SIAL) in Paris Oct. 17-20 with assistance from the USAID West Africa Trade Hub.

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October 29th Highlights

Business

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What's Happening at the Trade Hub

Tuesday, October 5 2010

Antonina Bawuah

Women initiate business networks in The Gambia and Senegal

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