Sunday, March 31 2013
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).
Posted: June 20, 2012
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.
Sunday, March 6 2011
Posted: March 2, 2011
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.
Posted: February 3, 2011
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
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
Tuesday, November 9 2010
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.
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Women initiate business networks in The Gambia and Senegal