July 27, 2018

CSEA participates in the Regional Dissemination Conference of Research Results from Research on Tobacco Taxation in West Africa

CSEA joined other participants at the  Regional Dissemination Conference of results from Phase II of the Research Project on Tobacco Taxation in West Africa tagged  “Tax Solutions for Optimal Reduction of Smoking in West Africa”. The conference was organized by the Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) and funded by Canada’s International Development Research Center (IDRC). It provided a platform for participants including key decision makers working on the formulation and implementation of tobacco taxation policies as well as international participants to discuss and propose resolutions to put into practice the ECOWAS Regional Directive for a significant reduction of tobacco consumption in West Africa.
Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena and Precious Akanonu participated in this event which held 10 – 11 July 2018, Dakar, Senegal

 




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