Browsing: West Africa’s largest market

  • Kumasi is the largest market in West Africa.
  • It neighbours Benin and Togo and has 800,000 people visit the market each day.
  • Numerous fires in the area are because of its size and unplanned development.

West Africa’s largest market, the huge Kumasi Market in Ghana has more than 12,000 shops and stalls and with the traffic it receives, upgrades are inevitable.

Up to 800,000 people visit the market each day. The market neighbours Benin and Togo.

There have been numerous fires in the area because of its size and unplanned development, which has caused the destruction of many stalls and the loss of jobs.

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To avoid this, the Deutsche Bank together with the UK Export Finance Agency and the African Export-Import Bank have signed a financing agreement for the second phase of the Kumasi Market reconstruction project.

Financing for the project …