West Africa Business Association (WABA)

Comité pour l'Afrique occidentale

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Founded

1956-05 London UK

History

May 1956, London (UK), as West Africa Committee (WAC), on the initiative of a number of firms with substantial commercial interests in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. Area of interest currently includes littoral countries from Senegal to Angola, plus Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad and Central African Republic. Merged with U-XD1076 - Southern Africa Business Forum (SABF) into U-XJ1536 - Business Council for Africa (BCA), Apr 2009.

Aims

Assist members to transact business successfully in the sub-region to the benefit of both members and the countries in which they are active.

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Structure

Annual General Meeting. Executive Board and Secretariat shared with U-XD1076 - Southern Africa Business Forum (SABF). Permanent Secretariat includes Director General, Regional Manager, Consultant and Executive Secretary. Finance Committee. Honorary Special Advisers. Special Consultants (2): Editor Regional Reports; Recruitment. Volunteer Desk Officers (6). In-Country Representatives.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

XD0145

Last News

2008

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