The Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa (FSDA) implemented a project entitled "Empowering women, youth and economic orations on ECOWAS Regional Integration process"
It was sponsored by ECOWAS and Funded by the European Union and implemented under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.
It started in January 2011 and it scheduled to end at the end of July.
The objective of the project was to sensitize the people, border agencies and the economic operator who do business at the Ghana-Togo border or cross the border as “border residents” for social, cultural and commercial reasons to better understand the ECOWAS trade related protocols such as Protocol or Free movement of persons, right of residents and establishment, ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS), ECOWAS convection or Inter-State Transportation etc.
The Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa (FSDA) with the political support of the Chiefs and Queen mother’s as well as the women, the youth and Economic Operators in the Ketu District organized a Grand Durbar in Ghana and Kordzoviakorpe and Nyekornakpoe Traditional areas of Lome-Togo to mark the 36th Anniversary of ECOWAS which took place at Aflao on 28th May 2011.