Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

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Subject: The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  2. Objectives of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States
  3. The Sahel-Saharan Bank for Investment and Trade
  4. Regional Food Security Programme
  5. The African Initiative of the Great Green Wall
  6. Struggle against desertification in the Sahel-Sahara region

The objectives of the subject “The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)” are the following:

  1. To understand the aims of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries of the CEN-SAD
  3. To analyse the cooperation areas and programs of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States
  4. To learn about the role of the Sahel-Saharan Bank for Investment and Trade
The subject “The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Program in African Business
  2. Online Doctorate: Muslim Countries, Africa
  3. Courses: West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Maghreb, West Africa

Languages of study English or French CEN-SAD Spanish CENSAD Portuguese CENSAD

Credits of the subject “The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)”: 0.1 ECTS Credits

Area of Knowledge: Africa

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Description of the Subject: The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) is a framework for African Integration in the Sahel region.

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) tries to work, together with the other African Regional Economic Communities and the African Union, to intensify peace, security, and stability and reach global economic and social development.

The members of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, Djibouti, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Eritrea, the Gambia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, and Tunisia.

  1. The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) was created in 1998 in Tripoli (Libya - Africa)
  2. The Treaty on the creation of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States was signed by Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Chad, and Sudan
  3. The first phase (three years) of CEN-SAD regional food security programme was initiated in 2003 in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Chad, and Sudan greatly exposed to the recurrent food insecurity risks with the financial aid of 9.3 million dollars of Libya

The main religion of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States member countries is Islam.

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. West African Economic Area
  2. East African Economic Area
  3. Central African Economic Area
  4. Maghrebian Economic Area

The African Logistics Corridors related to the CEN-SAD region:

  1. Algiers-Lagos Corridor
  2. Cairo-Dakar
  3. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  4. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  5. Trans-Sahelian Highway
  6. Lagos-Mombasa

The largest ports in the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD):

  1. Port of Cotonou
  2. Port of Djibouti
  3. Port Said (Suez Canal)
  4. Port of Casablanca
  5. Port of Lagos
  6. Port of Dakar
  7. Port Sudan
  8. Port of Lomé
  9. Port of Goulette

Sahel-Saharan Bank for the Investment and Trade
Sahel-Saharan Bank Investment Trade

Algiers-Lagos Corridor (Trans-Saharan Highway)

Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor)

Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Trans-African Highway)

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