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Transport and Logistics Costs on the Lome-Ouagadougou Corridor

This comprehensive study looks at all costs incurred by traders on the Lome-Ouagadougou corridor and offers analysis and recommendations to reduce delays and costs.

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Impact of Expedited Trade on Private Sector Investment in ECOWAS

Trade has been the life-blood of the West African landscape for generations. It connects markets and people and dispenses goods and services throughout the vast and diverse West African region. Since independence, many governments have strived to make trade better organized and more efficient. Among recent attempts, the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS),  enacted in 1993, was expected to be in full force in 2005.
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Road Governance Initiative Sustainability Study

The overall objective of the study is to contribute to the effectiveness of the Improved Road Transport Governance (IRTG) initiative as an instrument for improving transport competitiveness in West Africa and to identify appropriate ways and means to sustain it. A further objective is to assess the feasibility of enriching the mandate of the IRTG initiative to make it into a transport and facilitation observatory. Three main issues are analyzed for the purpose of proposing sustainability recommendations: mandate, institutionalization and financing.

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Africa's cashew industry lures investors: The Public Ledger

The African Cashew Alliance has driven development of the African cashew industry, says this report from The Public Ledger, one of the world's leading commodities publications.

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Exports, Income and Employment in West Africa

Four sectors of the West African economy—basket weaving, wood carving and furniture, cashews, and shea—have received major attention through the USAID West Africa Trade Hub. This report documents the beneficial impacts on poor West African households attributable to increased output—sales—of these sectors. Estimates of employment and household income are reflections of the structural attributes of West African economies.

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ISP data for Accra Ghana, June 2011

This document shows information gathered from Internet Service Providers offering connectivity in Accra, Ghana.

See this page for more information: http://www.watradehub.com/resources/isp-information-accra-ghana

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Regional Agricultural Trade Policy and Transport Study

This study looks at regional agricultural trade policy and transport issues across West Africa, including a variety of recommendations to address priority issues. 

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Togo ECOWAS Free Trade Area Gap Analysis

The essential features of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) free trade area, known as the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS), are the free movement of transport, goods and persons in the region, including the removal of all tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade. The benefits of a fully-implemented ETLS for West Africa would be greater economic growth, more jobs and lower consumer prices. In the longer term, ECOWAS envisions progressing from a free trade area to a full customs union and eventually a common market to facilitate trade in the region.

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Senegal ECOWAS Free Trade Area Gap Analysis

The essential features of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) free trade area, known as the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS), are the free movement of transport, goods and persons in the region, including the removal of all tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade. The benefits of a fully-implemented ETLS for West Africa would be greater economic growth, more jobs and lower consumer prices. In the longer term, ECOWAS envisions progressing from a free trade area to a full customs union and eventually a common market to facilitate trade in the region.

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Nigeria ECOWAS Free Trade Area Gap Analysis

The essential features of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) free trade area, known as the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS), are the free movement of transport, goods and persons in the region, including the removal of all tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade. The benefits of a fully-implemented ETLS for West Africa would be greater economic growth, more jobs and lower consumer prices. In the longer term, ECOWAS envisions progressing from a free trade area to a full customs union and eventually a common market to facilitate trade in the region.

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