Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

What is Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)?

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meaning

established – 28 May 1975

 

aim – to promote regional economic cooperation

 

members – (15) Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html