Monetary integration, West Africa Monetary zone, ECOWAS, Monetary cooperation, WAMZ


This paper discusses the experience of monetary integration in West Africa. The second part of the paper presents on historical overview of monetary integration in West Africa. Part lll briefly examines the Union Economique et Monetoire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA). Part lV discusses the Second Monetary Zone in West Africa (WAMZ), while Part V contains performance assessment of the ECOWAS Monetary Cooperation Programme. The Lingering Challenges ore outlined in Port Vl. Part Vll contains some concluding remarks.

Author Bio

Emmanuel Ating Onwioduokit, is the Deputy Director West African Monetary Institute Accra, Ghana

Publication Title

CBN Bullion






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