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


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Jobs Created & Counting

Sectors We Support





Light Manufacturing




Latest News


Inauguration of Biosene’s Cereal Production Facility: A New Chapter for Local Agriculture

By Salimata Dia, Communications Specialist The Senegalese agricultural industry witnessed a landmark event as Biosene proudly inaugurated its new industrial cereal production unit. This milestone, achieved after 36 months of dedicated efforts and collaboration, was supported financially and through the technical assistance of the USAID West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub). Biosene factory […]

May 30, 2024

Empowering Senegal’s Economic Growth: Learning Event Highlights the Impact of USAID Trade Hub’s Strategic Co-Investments

By Salimata Dia, Communications Specialist The USAID West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub) orchestrated a Learning Event on May 23, 2024, hosted at the Azalaï Hotel in Dakar. The Learning Event marked a significant milestone in advancing inclusive and sustainable economic growth in Senegal through strategic co-investments; as such, the gathering united a diverse […]

May 29, 2024

Celebrating Partnership Success: Promo Fruits’ Pineapple Juice Factory Expansion Improving Livelihoods in Benin

A sense of celebration filled the air, mingled with the rich scent of fresh pineapple, as guests arrived at the Promo Fruits Pineapple Processing Factory in Allada, around an hour’s journey outside of Cotonou, Benin. Held on Thursday, April 18, 2024, the long-awaited ceremony, celebrating the expansion of the pineapple juice factory, was a resounding […]

May 22, 2024
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