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Syllabus of the Subject: Niger Basin Authority (NBA) - West Africa.

  1. Introduction to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA)
  2. Statutory Organs of the Niger Basin Authority
  3. Socio-economic Profile of the Niger Basin region: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria.

The objectives of the subject “Niger Basin Authority” are to:

  1. Understand the aims of the Niger Basin Authority
  2. Know the socio-economic profile in the Niger Basin region
The Subject (e-learning) “Niger Basin Authority” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates) taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa
  2. Courses: West Africa, Central Africa
  3. Master's Degree (e-learning): International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa, Muslims Countries, Frontier Markets
  4. Master's Degree in International Trade, specialisation in African Francophone Markets (Fr)
  5. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

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Course learning materials in Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Autorité du bassin du Niger Higher Education in Spanish Cuenca del Níger Tertiary Education in Portuguese Bacia do Niger

Credits of the subject “Niger Basin Authority”: 0.1 ECTS Credits

Area of Knowledge: Africa

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Niger Basin Authority

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Description of the Subject (Online Learning): Niger Basin Authority (NBA).

In 1963 entry into force the agreement of the Niger Basin Commission. In 1980 was renamed to the Niger Basin Authority.

Today the Niger Basin Authority is a regional economic institution formed by nine countries of West Africa and Central Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria.

The main objective of the Niger Basin Authority is to encourage the economic promotion between the member countries, mainly in the management of the water resources of the Niger River. The Shared Vision of the Niger Basin reflects the mission of this organisation.

  1. Estimated Niger basin population: 150 million people (2015)
  2. Total population in the Niger Basin Authority countries: 295 million people
  3. All of them are Less Developed Countries
  4. Main language: French, except Nigeria (English)
  5. Main religions: Islam and Christianity
  6. Headquarters: Niamey (Niger)

Logistics related to the Niger Basin region:

  1. Trans-Sahelian Highway
  2. Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
  3. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
  4. Algiers-Lagos Corridor
  5. N’Djamena-Djibouti Corridor
  6. Dakar-Lagos Corridor
  7. Port of Cotonou
  8. Port of Douala
  9. Port of Abidjan
  10. Port of Lagos

The Niger Basin Authority member countries belongs to different Regional Economic Communities (REC):

  1. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  2. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  3. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  4. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
  5. Mano River Union (MRU)
  6. Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
  7. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

Niger Basin Economic

The Niger Basin Authority belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. West African Economic Area
  2. Central African Economic Area

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