Trade Hub-ProFAB team advance ETLS scorecard development

At the request of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Trade Hub and the Food Across Borders (ProFAB) program are developing a framework for a scorecard for member states to evaluate their own progress in implementing the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS). From July 17-19, a proposal writing team—consisting of the Hub’s… Read More

Niger livestock cooperative creates market opportunities for women

In 2010, Madame Maïga approached the Niger Livestock Federation (FNGIP) with the idea of setting up a cooperative of women livestock fatteners to facilitate export. The result is the 98 woman strong Association Nigérienne des Femmes Emboucheuses, Eleveuses et Entrepreneures pour le Developpement (ANFED) drawn from all over Niger, whose main objective is to pool… Read More

Trade Hub and WAGN team to boost regional cereals trade

The Trade Hub, in partnership with the West Africa Grains Network (WAGN), held a three-day workshop last week on best contracting practices in intra-regional cereals trade. The workshop–held from November 23-25 in Lome, Togo–aimed at promoting formal trade among lead firms within the cereals value chain, which includes maize, rice, millet, and sorghum. More than… Read More

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