Trans-Sahelian Highway Dakar
EENI - Business School.
Sub-subject: The Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena) - African Corridor
- Introduction to the Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena)
- The main features of the Dakar-N’Djamena Corridor
- Access to seven African markets of Central and West Africa: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria,
Cameroon, and Chad.
Sample of the Sub-subject: Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar -
Sub-Subject Description - Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena).
The Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena), 4.500 Kilometers, links:
- West Africa: Senegal (801 Km), Mali (904 Km), Burkina Faso (862 Km), Niger (837 Km),
and Nigeria (972 Km)
- Central Africa:
Cameroon (113 Km) and Chad (7 Km)
Key features of the Dakar-N’Djamena corridor:
- Countries of the Trans-Sahelian Highway: Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad.
- The main languages: French and English (Nigeria)
- The main cities linked: Dakar (Senegal), Tambacounda, Saraya, Kidira, Kenieba (Mali), Kita, Bamako, Sandaré, Diéma, Kolokani, Bobo Dioulasso (Burkina Faso), Ouagadougou, Koupela, Kantchari, Niamey (Niger), Dogondoutchi, Birnin-Konni, Maradi, Jibiya (Nigeria), Katsina, Kano, Maiduguri, Fotokol, Maltam (Cameroon), Kousseri,
and N'djanema (Chad).
- In Dakar connect with the Dakar-Lagos Highway and the Cairo-Dakar
- In Kano (Nigeria) links with the Algiers-Lagos (Trans-Saharan)
- Largest ports: Port of Dakar, Port of Lagos, Port of Cotonou, Port of Douala, and Port of Lomé
- In N’djamena (Chad) links with the Tripoli-Windhoek Highway
- Connect with the N’djamena-Djibouti corridor
- Islamic Development Bank has invested 43 million dollars in this corridor.
- The main religion in the region: Islam and Christianity
The Trans-Sahelian Highway (Dakar-N’Djamena) belongs to the African Civilization.
- West African Economic Area
- Central African Economic Area
Regional Economic Communities involved (Trans-Sahelian Highway):
- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
- Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
- Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC)
- Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
- Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)