Entries by Kossi Adzika

The ECO-ICBT database of cross-border trade in agricultural products in ECOWAS

Recent reports and economic literature clearly show that intra-African trade is not well measured by official databases, such as those compiled by NSOs and international institutions. This is especially true in West Africa since ECOWAS eliminated duties on intraregional trade. ECOWAS is a customs union with free trade among member countries for Produits du cru […]

Diagnostic of Trade policies, measures, and instruments on agriculture in West Africa

Trade is seen as an engine for growth, development, and food security. It has provided a pathway out of poverty for millions of people (ITC, 2017) by promoting the growth of enterprises, lowering prices, and providing consumers with a large choice of products. At the continental level, enhancing intra-African trade in agricultural products is today […]