Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
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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.
The document provides a broad view of the general economic context and...
The document provides a broad view of the general economic context and prospects of the country, and it outlines the African Development Bank's strategy for Togo. The paper envisages two main objectives: 1) developing Togo's infrastructure in order to effectively connect economic zones within the country and the Togolese economy to the regional economic space; 2) promoting good governance. Finally, it provides a detailed implementation plan, allocating resources and identifying development partners for each policy intervention.
The strategy strategy underlines the importance of rice in order to achieve...
The strategy strategy underlines the importance of rice in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, and it aims to double production by 2018 so as to completely substitute for rice imports. In order to do so, it focuses on improving the quality of seeds, disseminating the use of fertilizers, adopting modern technologies, and improving post-cropping and marketing practices. The strategic actions rotate around three main elements: capacity building of local stakeholders and farmers, support for production, and support for processing and marketing.
The study provides an overview of the current situation of Tunisian economy,...
The study provides an overview of the current situation of Tunisian economy, assessing its growth potential and the potential for export. In particular, in focuses on issues related to business climate, skills development and vocational training, transportation and trade facilitation. Furthermore, the study evaluates the potential role of Togo's free economic zone and the role of transit and re-export trade. Finally, it assesses the potential for export development of specific economic sectors, and it analyses the main characteristics of foreign trade. A detailed action matrix for implementation is provided.
Cement and Clinkers, Cereals, Cocoa, Coconut, Coffee, Corn, Cotton, Floriculture, Fruits,...
Cement and Clinkers, Cereals, Cocoa, Coconut, Coffee, Corn, Cotton, Floriculture, Fruits, Livestock, Manioc, Meat, Oleaginous Plants, Palm Oil, Phosphates, Poultry, Rice, Shea, Soybeans, Spices and aromatic plants, Starchy Food, Vegetables
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 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
The 2008-2012 United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Togo was reviewed...
The 2008-2012 United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Togo was reviewed in 2010, and its expected outcomes and action plans have been modified in light of the 2009 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. The document provides an overview of the results achieved in the first two years of implementation and it draws some lessons for future enhancement of the strategy. The UNDAF is aligned with national policies and with the Millennium Development Goals, and it aims to reduce poverty and hunger, develop social services, promote good governance and human rights, deal with problems related to gender, youth and environment.
The document provides an overview of the achievements of the interim Poverty...
The document provides an overview of the achievements of the interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, and it analyses the current situation situation of poverty in Togo. Hence, it outlines a strategy aiming at achieving the Millennium Development Goals and built upon four main pillars: 1) strengthening of governance; 2) consolidation of the foundations of strong and sustainable growth; 3) development of human capital; 4) improvement of community cohesion and reduction of regional imbalances. The strategy also provides a macroeconomic framework for implementation, outlining a baseline and more optimistic scenario.