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WAMIP Projects

 

Phase II

  • Determining needed changes in grades and standards for selected staple foods in West Africa in order to expand regional trade and creating a private-public sector consultative process at the national and regional levels to bring about such changes.
  • Analyzing alternative models for providing market information to African farmers and other key market actors, the models’ likely evolution over the next 5-10 years and drawing implications for needed public, private, civil-society and donor support.

Phase I

Promoting regional agricultural trade in West Africa through the provision of demand-driven market information, thereby raising rural incomes and improving regional food security.