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

Trade, Industry & Tourism

Latest News and Updates

Economic CooperationEconomic CooperationHealth & Social DevelopmentInfrastructure ProjectTrade Industry & Tourism
July 4, 2023

IGAD launches the Djibouti-Ethiopia train caravan to promote regional integration

July 2, 2023 (NAGAD, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority  on  Development (IGAD)  has launched Djibouti-Ethiopia railway caravan for the promotion of…
Economic Cooperation
March 19, 2023

IGAD and AfDB Collaborate for Renewable Energy for the Region

March 16, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the financial support of the African Development…
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March 5, 2023

IGAD and Partners Held a Training Workshop on the International Road Transport (TIR/eTIR) and the Conventions on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Roads (CMR/eCMR)

February 3, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and some partners yesterday closed a two-day training workshop…

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