Client: Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)
The main objective of the project was to contribute to the improvement of port processes, logistics and customs procedures in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The project intervention consisted of three main components
• Port logistics; assessment of port training needs, port performance and trade facilitation in the port domain; organisation of training courses and seminars on port and trade facilitation,
• Logistics and supply chain management; development and implementation of standardized training programmes on logistics and supply chain management; elaboration of case studies of supply and value chains of import and export commodities (cocoa, coffee, cashew, rice, etc.);
• Customs and trade facilitation; development of national single window systems; development of programmes and workshops on customs and trade facilitation.
The project was conducted in close cooperation with a variety of stakeholders from both the public and private sector in the three countries, and weas actively supported by the Dutch Embassies in Dakar and Accra.