Who we are

The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub) is a 5-year, $116 million trade and investment facilitation activity designed to improve private sector productivity, profitability, and competitiveness in West Africa through market-based approaches.

By working in partnership with the private sector and fostering co-investments through our Co-Investment Fund, the Trade Hub generates new private-sector capital investment in key sectors to create jobs and increase trade between the United States and West Africa.

Our Impact


Countries of Operation


Co-Investment Partners & Counting


in Co-Investment Grants Awarded & Counting


in Private Capital Mobilized & Counting


in Exports & Counting


Jobs Created & Counting

Sectors We Support





Light Manufacturing




Latest News


Celebrating Co-Investment Partnerships and Their Profound Impact

Kudos to our co-investment partners and their teams for the transformational impact they are spearheading across West Africa! In a world where collaboration is often the key to success, celebrating our partnerships and their profound impact on sustainable economic growth is both timely and essential. The USAID West Africa Trade & Investment Hub’s (Trade Hub’s) […]

November 21, 2023

Partner’s Spotlight: Nut for Growth (N4G)

Nut for Growth Co-Investment Partner, Transforming Shea Production in Ghana Shea butter is a prized commodity around the world, serving as a vital raw material for the food and cosmetic industries. In West Africa, Ghana stands out as the leading exporter of unrefined shea butter, and the country has made significant strides to strengthen its […]

November 14, 2023

The Trade Hub Leveraging Private Sector Engagement to Promote Sustainable Impact

By Tia Swain Collaboration. Innovation. Transformation. These three words punctuated each segment of “Leveraging Private Sector Engagement to Promote Sustainable Impact,” the Learning Event for USAID’s West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub) held on September 6-7, 2023, in Abuja, Nigeria. With the entrance to the event’s venue lined with stunning photographs artistically illustrating […]

September 19, 2023
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