Directorate of Agricultural and Rural Development
Dr. Lapodini Marc ATOUGA

Commissioner of Agriculture, Environment and Water Resources of the Economic Community of West African States

A significant progress in the fight for food security

It is with great pleasure and pride that I introduce this new web site. My five years as Head of this Department, I was confronted with the realities of our region, a region characterized by recurring food crises.

Amidst abundance of the human and natural resources that could easily ensure its food security or even its food sovereignty. Indeed, the geographic diversity of our territory offers diverse agricultural potential, with (...)

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Tout sur le programme d’Hydraulique villageoise améliorée de la CEDEAO

5000 forages multi-usages équipés de pompes fonctionnant avec l’énergie solaire seront mise en place dans les zones vulnérables de l’Afrique de l’Ouest

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 ECOWAS works for agricultures of West Africa

The Direction of Agriculture and rural development prepares, animates and coordinates the common agricultural policy in the under-area.

It presents to you on this site his organization, its means, its programs, its actions.

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ECOAGRIS, information for agricultural development

ECOAGRIS is the West Africa Agricultural Information System. With ECOAGRIS, ECOWAS equips our region with an apparatus that will enable sectoral actors to have access to reliable and up to date agricultural data/information in West Africa. (...)

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