Economic Cooperation &
Regional Integration

Dr. Osman Babikir
Director Economic Cooperation and Regional Integration

Economic Cooperation & Regional Integration

The mandate of the Economic Cooperation and Regional Integration Division (ECRID) is to promote regional economic cooperation and integration among IGAD Member States. The Division supports this central strategic role of IGAD through working in areas of trade, tourism development, transport and Information and Communication Technologies, integration and macroeconomic policies, energy development, industry and regional value chains development.

         The key functions of the Division are:

1. Trade, Investment and Tourism development
2. Industrial and Regional Value Chain Development
3. Clean Energy Generation and Interconnections to Facilitate Cross-Border Energy Trade
4. Integration and Macroeconomic Policy and Research
5. Transport and ICT Development and Promotion of Digitalization

Areas of Intervention

Infrastructure
Trade, Industry & Tourism

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