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ECOWAS President Ouedraogo, Mission Director Alex Deprez, Ambassador James F. Entwistle
September 18, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) expanded their partnership to promote peace and security, address energy challenges, and support trade activities in the region. With these amended agreements, USAID will provide an additional U.S. $ 23.6 million of support for activities promoting the following ECOWAS priorities: 

• Countering violent extremism in the region, particularly in the Lake Chad Basin, by empowering youth and fostering moderate, non-extremist voices;
• Improving citizens’ access to justice;
• Increasing electrical generation;
• Expanding cross border trade in electricity;
• Reducing greenhouse gas emissions; and
• Promoting the commercial viability of business investment in West Africa, primarily through our new Trade Hub.

May 22, 2014

Elimina, Ghana – More than 40 policymakers, researchers and practitioners participated in a four-day workshop in Ghana on West Africa Mangroves – A Key to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

May 21, 2014

Accra, Ghana – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is holding a two-day workshop in Accra, Ghana, to develop a roadmap on how the public and private sectors can collaborate to improve and expand health services in West Africa. Discussions will highlight the findings of two reports on the private health sector and mobile technology for health (mHealth in the region. The reports underline the role and contribution of the private sector and mHealth applications to reproductive health and family planning as well as HIV/AIDS interventions. 

May 20, 2014

Ce rapport met en évidence la portée du secteur privé de la santé au Burkina Faso, au Cameroun, en Côte d'Ivoire, en Mauritanie, au  Niger et au Togo dans la prestation des services, et l’approvisionnement des produits de la  santé de la reprod

May 20, 2014

This report highlights the scope of the private health sector in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger and Togo in the supply of products and services for sexual reproductive health, family planning and HIV/AIDS. The report examines the legal and regulatory environment and public-private-partnerships in each country, and also provides partnership recommendations.

May 20, 2014

Ce rapport propose un aperçu des activités de mSanté--l’utilisation de la technologie mobile de télécommunication pour améliorer les résultats de santé--dans la région Afrique de l'Ouest., qui comprenant les 15 pays membres la Communauté Economique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO) et deux pays supplémentaires d’ importance particulière pour la Mission Afrique de l'Ouest de l'USAID: le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, le Cameroun, le Cap Vert, la Côte d'Ivoire, la Gambie, le Ghana, la Guinée, la Guinée Bissau, le Libéria, le Mali, la Mauritanie, le Niger, le Nigeria, le Sénégal, la Sierra L

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