ECOWAS

Topic: 
Remittances
Region: 
West & Central Africa

West Africa is a region of intensive migration over wide areas and, historically, migrants have always considered this geographic space as an economic unit. The Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS), considering the rapid growth noted on remittances flows in this region, is interested in developing tools and methodology that will contribute to strengthening and harmonizing data collection on regional remittances flows within the region.

* This intervention is still ongoing