Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) holds a regional sensitization workshop on the equivalence of certificates in the region, 8th to 10th December 2022 Lomé, Republic of Togo

The opening ceremony of the workshop was delivered by the Director, Education, Science, and Culture (ESC), Prof. Abdoulaye MAGA

The Directorate of Education, Science, and Culture, Department of Human Development and Social Affairs of the ECOWAS Commission organized a regional sensitization workshop on the ECOWAS Program on the Recognition and Equivalence of Certificates in the Region from the 8th to 10th December 2022 in Lomé, Togo. The opening ceremony…

Source: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) |

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and European Union (EU) upcoming report on Improving the Ecosystem for Urban Finance in Africa Through Case Studies of Cameroon, Tanzania and Togo

This report was commissioned by the EU to explore the potential and the scope for deploying its development funding and financing toolbox

The European Union, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund are thought leaders in defining the development dimension of urban finance in Africa. Watch this space for the upcoming publication of the report on improving the ecosystem for urban finance in Africa through case studies…

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Joint African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project Announces Progress Update

Project Activities Strengthened Agreement Implementation in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Niger, Senegal, and Togo

The African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project, a joint project established and funded by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-idb.org) and the Trade Development Fund (TDFD), today announced a number of…

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In Togo, the African Development Bank-supported Agro-Food Processing Project hits its stride

The project is financed by the African Development Bank (47%), West African Development Bank (28%), the Government of Togo (17%) and the Seamaul Foundation (8%)

In the pilot agropole of Kara, located some 423 kilometres north of Lomé, the capital city of Togo, there is a constant hum of bulldozers and harrowers. A few metres away from the deafening noise, engineers and agricultural technicians are supervising the work and talking to community representatives. Launched at…

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Tanzania president, Merck Foundation Chief executive officer (CEO), the Prime Minister of Uganda, Namibia & TOGO, named as Most Influential African Women 2022

The list of 100 Most Influential African Women 2022 is made up of prominent African women breaking the bias across the world

The President of Tanzania, H.E. SAMIA SULUHU HASSAN; Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej; The Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon Robinah Nabbanja; The Prime Minister of Namibia, Rt. Hon Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila; and The Prime Minister of TOGO, Rt. Hon Victoire Tomegah Dogbé amongst 100 Most Influential African Women…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Togo is set to host the 3rd Edition of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Forum on Education for the Culture of Peace through Intra and Inter Religious Dialogue

It comes at a time when the region faces numerous deadly terrorist attacks, as a result of religion being utilized to achieve ideological, political, economic or social ends

“Communities and Violent Extremism, Social Cohesion in West Africa”: theme for the 3rd Forum of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Education for a culture of peace through intra and inter religious dialogue. The event will hold in Lome, Togo, from 27th to 29th October 2022. The…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain |

Foreign Minister meets with Togolese counterpart

During the meeting, the two sides discussed aspects of bilateral cooperation between the two countries and ways to advance it at all levels to serve mutual interest

Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, met today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Togo, H.E. Mr. Robert Dussey, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly. During the…

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Binance Launches Blockchain Education Meetup Tour Across Francophone Africa

Binance continues to be at the forefront of blockchain education through its offline meetups which have been instrumental in democratising and deepening cryptocurrency adoption and accessibility in Francophone Africa

Binance (www.Binance.com), the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider has launched a crypto education tour across 5 countries in French-speaking Africa as part of its mission to drive blockchain adoption and enable greater financial accessibility in the region. On September 10 2022, Binance kicked off the first meetup of…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is organizing a meeting for the validation of the Report on the Feasibility of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Education Agency in Lomé, TOGO

The objective of the meeting is to validate the draft final report of the feasibility study on the most cost-effective way

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through the Human Development and Social Affairs Department of the Commission of the said Organization, is organizing from 6 to 7 September 2022 in Lomé, TOGO, a meeting for the validation of the Feasibility Study Report on the ECOWAS Education Agency. The…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Innovative food systems for better living conditions

SCOOPS Lolonyo, a fish processor, excels in good practices

"Today, with the new way of packaging our fish, they don't hang around in our baskets anymore. We receive orders from everywhere, even from people who want to travel outside the country", proudly displays Mrs. Atitso Adjowa, President of the Lolonyo cooperative.  The Lolonyo cooperative was created in 2013 by…