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West Africa Trade Beyond COVID-19: Supporting Resilience of Small- Scale Women Traders

In the Framework of the Trade Facilitation West Africa (TFWA) Programme, the ECOWAS, in collaboration with the World Bank Group and GIZ, will host a panel discussion at the 2021 World Trade Organization Public Forum, on Thursday 30 September 2021 from 1 pm to 2 pm (GMT).

The objective of this panel discussion is to explore COVID-19’s impact on Small-Scale traders in West Africa and examine how Cross-Border Trade Facilitation and Policy Reform can foster economic empowerment.

All interested economic actors, especially Women Traders are invited to attend the event.

In order to ensure your participation, KINDLY REGISTER before 27 September 2021. This event is free and open to all economic actors of the region.