Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 ECOWAS Mango Export Strategy

The Mango Export Strategy for the Economic Community of Western African States... The Mango Export Strategy for the Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) aims to support the country members in increasing their exports of targeted products and improving competitiveness through the development of the value chain across the region. The strategy outlines strenghts and weaknesses of the sector and sets precise goals in relation to production increases, quality improvements and value addition. Five interventions have been prioritized in the short-term: 1) Intensification of disease management and control; 2) expansion of commercial orchards; 3) increase agro-industrial processing capacity; 4) improvement of post-harvest techniques and practice; and 5) quality, certification and capacity building. Additionally, key cross cutting issues will also be addresses, such as access to finance, integration of regional transportation, establishment of public private platforms of value chain stakeholders.

Mango Mango

2010 Arabic Gum Export Strategy

The Arabic Gum Sector Export Strategy aims to increse export potential of... The Arabic Gum Sector Export Strategy aims to increse export potential of Arabic Gum in Mali and thus reduce poverty and enhance economic growth. The strategy has six main objectives: 1) to ensure the preservation of the gum forestry potential; 2) to facilitate the development of the sector and inter-industry activities; 3) to improve access to information about international markets products' promotion; 4) to increase production volumes while preserving product and packaging quality; 5) to develop stock and transport capacity; 6) to improve access to finance for the actors of the value chain. The document provides a detailed action plan and implementation framework.

Arabic Gum Arabic Gum

2010 UEMOA Cotton and Textile Strategy

The strategy aims to increase exports and productivity of the cotton sector... The strategy aims to increase exports and productivity of the cotton sector in the UEMOA (Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine) countries. The five main strategic objective are: 1) increasing productivity; 2) improving quality of product; 3) promoting the sales of UEMOA cotton products within the region and abroad; 4) promoting the transformation and update of the production chain; 5) promoting the development of the cotton-seed value chain. The document provides a detailed analysis of the cotton value chain in the UEMOA countries, and it outlines the future prospects of the world cotton market. In addition, it sets a precise framework for the implementation of the strategy.

Cotton, Garment Industry, Textile Industry Cotton, Garment Industry, Textile Industry

2009 Stratégie Nationale de Développement de la Riziculture

The strategy is alligned with other national policies aiming at transforming Mali... The strategy is alligned with other national policies aiming at transforming Mali into a net exporter of cereals by 2012. The strategy main objective is to increase productivity and competitiveness of rice production in Mali, thus reducing imports and matching domestic demand.

Rice Rice

2007 Projet pour le Développement Economique et Social

The strategy aims to improve governance in Mali, increase economic growth to... The strategy aims to improve governance in Mali, increase economic growth to an annual average level of 7%, and create a more equitable and democratic society. It focuses on agriculture, infrastructure, the development of the private sector, and the creation of job opportunities for women and youth.

2007 UNDAF Mali 2008 - 2012

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is alligned with the 2007-2011... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is alligned with the 2007-2011 Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and with the 2002-2006 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, and it aims to assist Mali in achieving its policy objectives. It focuses on five main results: 1) improving human rights protection, democratic government and rule of law; 2) improving governance and institutions' project and implementation capacity; 3) ensuring access to minimum public services for minorities and vulnerable groups; 4) ensuring food security, rural development and employment; 5) ensuring universal access to HIV/AIDS health assistance.

2006 Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Mali 2007-2011

The Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (GPRSP) follows the 2002-2006 PRSP... The Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (GPRSP) follows the 2002-2006 PRSP and it provides a medium-term frame of reference for the development policy of Mali. Guiding principles of the GPRSP are: 1) consolidation of the achievements of the 2002-2006 PRSP; 2) acceleration of growth by eliminating major constraints; 3) implementation of new sources of growth; and 4) integration of MDGs.

Beef, Cotton, Dry Cereals, Fruits, Gold, Handicrafts, Handicrafts, Information Communication Technology, Petroleum Sector, Rice, Tourism, Vegetables Beef, Cotton, Dry Cereals, Fruits, Gold, Handicrafts, Handicrafts, Information Communication Technology, Petroleum Sector, Rice, Tourism, Vegetables

2004 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study - Mali

The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) analyzes the constraints to the integration... The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) analyzes the constraints to the integration of Mali into the global economy, identifies trade-related technical assistance needs and integrates trade issues into the country's national development strategies. The DTIS outlines trade-related and sector-specific policy measures to be carried out in Mali to deepen the country's integration into the global economy and to spur economic growth.

Coarse Grains, Cotton, Fruits, Handicrafts, Handicrafts, Livestock, Music Industry, Nuts, Oilseeds, Sugar Industry, Tourism, Vegetables Coarse Grains, Cotton, Fruits, Handicrafts, Handicrafts, Livestock, Music Industry, Nuts, Oilseeds, Sugar Industry, Tourism, Vegetables