The Food Across Borders Program (ProFAB) is looking for a consultant to carry out a study on specific problems women traders face on the abidjan lagos corridor.
The objective of this study is to analyze the role and place of women in cross-border trade activities of agro-pastoral products in West Africa. Specifically, the study aims to:
Analyze the role and weight of women in cross-border trade in agro-pastoral products on the main trade corridors: number of women involved in cross-border trade, nature and magnitude (value and volume) of products handled by women , mode of organization and networking, means and strategy of intervention, and value added;
Document in depth the difficulties they face: material, technical, organizational, institutional and administrative difficulties and other technical barriers they face;
Formulate strong recommendations in the form of an operational and realistic action plan to minimize barriers to cross-border commercial activities by women.