Liberia
Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) 2008
DTIS update 2015
WTO accession 2016

EIF is supporting Liberia to integrate trade into its government policies, as well as supporting trade‑related capacity building – and the country's accsesion to the WTO.

MOU 10/11/09
Budget 1'499'900
End date 30/09/17

EIF is working to strengthen the country's capacity to develop and implement trade policies, prioritize trade in the national development plan and improve donor coordination.

Results:

  • All donor‑funded initiatives incorporated under one umbrella called the Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU), operated from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • SPIU coordinated the production of the Liberia WTO Post‑Accession Strategy and Implementation Plan. Since accession, the plan remains Liberia's primary tool to continue its economic reform agenda.
  • Identified sectors of tourism and rubberwood to support Liberia’s economic transformation, and launched related export strategies with support from ITC.
  • Established one-stop showcase and sales shop for locally produced products called the Liberia Market Place to support small businesses and their market access, and promoted Liberian products at range of events.
  • Liberia Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) (2008)

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  • Liberia Action Matrix (2008)

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  • Liberia Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) (2008)

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  • Country Profile: Liberia (2011)

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  • Liberian National Export Strategy on Tourism (2016-2020)

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  • Liberia Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment (2018)

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  • Liberia Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) Update (2015)

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Jefferson J. Fahn
NIU Coordinator (Ministry of Commerce)
jeffersonj.fahn2@gmail.com

Prutus Sackie
EIF Donor Facilitator (National Program Officer, Embassy of Sweden, Liberia)
prutus.sackie@gov.se

Elisabeth Harleman
EIF Donor Facilitator (Counsellor, Head of Development Cooperation, Embassy of Sweden)
elisabeth.harleman@gov.se

Paulin Zambelongo
Country Coordinator
paulin.zambelongo@wto.org