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

2011 Second Nationa Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Guinea-Bissau 2011-2015

The PRSP provides an overview of the main challenges and opportunities faced... The PRSP provides an overview of the main challenges and opportunities faced by Guinea-Bissau, outlining the current political, economic and social context. It focuses on four core areas, namely: i) Strengthen the rule of law and republican institutions; ii) Ensure a stable, stimulating macroeconomic environment; iii) Promote inclusive, sustainable economic development; iv) Raise the level of human capital development.

Cashew, Fisheries, Fruits and Vegetables, Livestock, Palm Oil, Rice, Tourism Cashew, Fisheries, Fruits and Vegetables, Livestock, Palm Oil, Rice, Tourism

2010 Cashew and beyond: diversification through trade

The DTIS outlines policy actions to be carried out in order to... The DTIS outlines policy actions to be carried out in order to increase Guinea-Bissau's integration into the world economy and to foster exports and economic growth. In particular, the study underlines the need of improving business climate and infrastructure in Guinea-Bissau in order to increase investments.

Cashew, Fisheries, Petroleum Sector, Rice, Tourism Cashew, Fisheries, Petroleum Sector, Rice, Tourism

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 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

2007 UNDAF Guinea-Bissau 2008-2012

The UNDAF, in allignement with the objectives expressed in the PRSP and... The UNDAF, in allignement with the objectives expressed in the PRSP and in the Millennium Development Goals Declaration, focuses on three main areas of intervention: 1) governance; 2) economic growth and poverty reduction; 3) social protection and human development.