Trade Hub spreads the word about AGOA benefits at Global Shea Alliance annual conference

West African shea processors—including Zikora and Fludor from Benin, Ruby Unique Natural Premium Products from Nigeria and Charles K. Boateng from Ghana—currently export to other African countries and Europe. On March 15, the last day of the 2017 annual conference of the Global Shea Alliance in Cotonou, Benin, around 50 shea butter producers and exporters… Read More

Leading Ivorian shea association plans better branding and communications

The Filiere Karite de Côte d’Ivoire (FIKA-CI) learned strategic steps at a February workshop in optimizing communication resources and building their brand as a leading association in the Ivorian shea value chain. With more than 2,000 members from rural women’s associations, FIKA-CI is working with an important network of traders and exporting companies. Since its… Read More

Shea collectors in N. Ghana benefit from Trade Hub-supported training

Hundreds of shea collectors in Ghana’s Northern and Upper East Regions are making the most of skills acquired through Trade Hub-supported trainings in business management, quality assurance, and cooperative management, conducted by the Global Shea Alliance (GSA). In early July, a Trade Hub and GSA monitoring and evaluation team visited nine shea warehouses in northern… Read More

USAID West Africa, GSA to partner with private sector to benefit women in shea industry

USAID West Africa’s Mission Director, Mr. Alex Deprez, announced March 21 that the West African mission and the Global Shea Alliance (GSA) will sign a new five-year agreement with 25 private sector shea organizations to build 250 warehouses throughout West Africa. They will also build the capacity of more than 130,000 women shea collectors and… Read More

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