Deployment of SIGMAT: Meeting of Customs Directors General of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor

On June 24 and 25, 2024, Lomé, the capital of Togo, hosted a crucial meeting of the Directors General of Customs from the member states of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo). This meeting, focused on the deployment of the Interconnected Transit Goods Management System (SIGMAT), was held under the auspices of the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme Task Force. Placed within the framework of implementing the recommendations from the high-level ministerial meeting held in Cotonou in October 2023, this event aimed to explore solutions to overcome…

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Abidjan – Lagos Corridor: opening of the workshop to validate the results of the Spatial Development Initiative Study

This project to build the Abidjan-Lagos corridor, implemented by ECOWAS, is a 1028 km supranational motorway that forms a major part of the trans-African road network The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), is organising a validation meeting for the Spatial Development Initiative (SDI) study for the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor from 14 to 16 May 2024 in Accra, Ghana. This three-day meeting brings together experts from the ECOWAS Department of Infrastructure, the ECOWAS Project Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU), representatives of…

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