Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Dakar (Senegal) - Lagos (Nigeria) African Multimodal Transport Corridor. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Dakar-Lagos Corridor
  2. The main features of the Dakar-Lagos Corridor
  3. Access to twelve markets of West Africa and the Maghreb: Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria
The sub-subject “The Dakar-Lagos African Multimodal Transport Corridor” is studied...
  1. Professional Master's Program in African Business
  2. Doctorates: Africa, Islamic Countries
  3. Courses (Online): Transport in Africa, West Africa, and the Maghreb

Languages of study English or French Dakar-Lagos Corridor Portuguese Dakar-Lagos Spanish Dakar-Lagos

Area of Knowledge: Africa

Sample of the sub-subject: The Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor
Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor

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Description of the Sub-Subject: The Trans Coastal West African Highway

The Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor, or the Trans Coastal West African Highway, 4,010 kilometres, links:

  1. The Maghreb: Mauritania
  2. West Africa: Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria

Key features of the Dakar-Lagos Trans-African corridor:

  1. Countries of the Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor: Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria
  2. The main cities linked: Nouakchott (Mauritania), Rosso (Senegal) Sant Louis, Dakar, Kaolak, Karang (The Gambia), Barra, Banjul, Casamance region, Mpack (Guinea-Bissau), Quebo, Boke, Kogon (Guinea), Conakry, Pamelap, Port Loko (Sierra Leone), River Mano, Bandajuma, Klay (Liberia), Monrovia, Kakata, Totota, Ganta, Tobli Bay, Blay (Ivory Coast), Duekoue, Yamoussoukro, Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Elubo (Ghana), Kumasi, Accra, Lomé (Togo), Hilakondji, Cotonou (Benin), and Lagos
  3. In Dakar (Senegal), links with the Cairo-Dakar corridor and the Trans-Sahelian Highway
  4. In Lagos (Nigeria), links with the Algiers-Lagos (Trans-Saharan) and the Lagos-Mombasa
  5. The largest ports: Port of Dakar, Port of Abidjan, Port of Lagos, Port of Lomé, Dakar, Port of Cotonou, Port of Tema and Takoradi (Ghana)
  6. The main religion in the region: Islam and Christianity
  7. The main languages: French and English

Regional Economic Communities involved (Dakar-Lagos corridor):

  1. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  2. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  3. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

The Dakar-Lagos Trans-African Corridor belongs to the West African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.



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