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 strengths 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 Nigeria Vision 2020 - First Implementation Plan

The strategy is the first out of three medium-term implementation plans aiming... The strategy is the first out of three medium-term implementation plans aiming to implement Nigeria National Vision 2020. It rotates around six main policy thrusts: i) addressing the infrastructure gap to unleash economic growth and wealth creation ii) shaping economic growth to increase long-term productivity and competitiveness; iii) building a productive, competitive and functional human resource base; iv) developing a knowledge-based economy; v) improving governance, security, law and order and engendering more efficient and effective use of resources to promote social harmony and conducive business environment for growth; vi) fostering accelerated, sustainable social and economic development in a competitive and environmentally friendly manner.

Beverage Industry, Cassava, Chemicals, Cocoa, Cotton, Fisheries, Food Industry, Gas, Groundnuts,... Beverage Industry, Cassava, Chemicals, Cocoa, Cotton, Fisheries, Food Industry, Gas, Groundnuts, Iron, Livestock, Metal Industry, Metal Industry, Palm Oil, Petroleum Sector, Pharmaceuticals, Rice, Sesame, Steel, Textile Industry, Tomato, Tourism, Wheat

2009 Nigeria Vision 2020

The strategy envisages transforming Nigeria by 2020 into a "large, strong, diversified,... The strategy envisages transforming Nigeria by 2020 into a "large, strong, diversified, sustainable and competitive economy that effectively harnesses the talents and energies of its people and responsibly exploits its natural endowments to guarantee a high standard of living and quality of life to its citizens". The document focuses on improving the quality of public services, building human capacity, increasing access to credit, fostering the production of primary and export-oriented, added-value products, improving the business environment and ensuring environmental sustainability.

2008 UNDAF Nigeria 2009-2012

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the National... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the National Vision 2020 and the National Development Plan, thus focusing on four main axes: i) strengthening governance and accountability; ii) promoting productivity and employment; iii) transforming social service delivery; iv) reducing risk pertaining to crisis, conflict and insecurity.

2004 Meeting Everyone's NEEDS: National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy

The National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) builds on the 2001... The National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) builds on the 2001 Kuru Declaration: “to build a truly great African democratic country, politically united, integrated and stable, economically prosperous, socially organized, with equal opportunity for all, and responsibility from all, to become the catalyst of African Renaissance, and making adequate all-embracing contributions, subregionally, regionally, and globally”. The NEEDS envisages four key objectives: 1) reorienting values; 2) reducing poverty; 3) creating wealth; and 4) generating employment. To achieve these goals, the strategy focuses on empowering people, promoting private enterprise and modernizing public administration.