"A Corridor with Zero new HIV infection, Zero discrimination, Zero AIDS-related deaths
and No Obstacle to free movement of people and goods."

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Since 2010 , the World Bank is financing the Project Facilitation Trade and Transport on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor ( ALTTFP ) in the amount of USD 6,000,000 .

This project is part of the regional program facilitation road transport and transit ECOWAS and UEMOA . It aims to reduce barriers to trade and transport in ports and roads along the Abidjan -Lagos corridor in Côte d’ Ivoire, Ghana, Togo , Benin and Nigeria.

Implemented in August 2010 , it is divided into two phases. Phase 1 (PLA 1) relates to Ghana, Togo and Benin and phase 2 (PLA 2) takes into account only the Ivory Coast who signed the grant agreement with the World Bank, 16 July 2012 . For countries of Phase 1 , the end of the project shall be in September 2016 while in Côte d’Ivoire, it is scheduled for June 2018.

The ALTTFP has four components:

  • (1 ) Component A : Trade Facilitation ,
  • (2 ) Component B : Improvement of corridor road infrastructure,
  • (3 ) Component C: Project Management and Coordination and
  • (4 ) Component D : Monitoring the performance of the corridor and the Fight against HIV / AIDS.

The first three components are implemented by the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of each country with the support of implementing agencies while the D component was entrusted to the ALCO .