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West African Power Pool (WAPP)



  • HeadquartersBenin
  • Founded2006
The West African Power Pool (WAPP) was created by Decision A/DEC.5/12/99 of the Twenty-second summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government. By Decision A/DEC.18/01/06, the Twenty-ninth summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government held in Niamey, adopted the Articles of Agreement for WAPP organization and function. The said summit also accorded, by Decision A/DEC.20/01/06, the status of Specialized Institution of ECOWAS. Since 2006, the Headquarters of WAPP is based in Cotonou further to the signing of Headquarter Agreement with the Republic of Benin. Vision To integrate the national power systems into a unified regional electricity market with the ultimate goal of providing in the medium and long term, a regular and reliable energy at competitive cost to the citizenry of the ECOWAS region. Mission To promote and develop power generation and transmission infrastructures as well as to coordination power exchange among the ECOWAS Member states.

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4Current jobs
11Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Engineering Geologist
    West Africa
  • Senior Hydrologist
    West Africa
  • Senior Social Safeguards Specialist
  • Senior Technical Project Coordinator

Staff at West African Power Pool (WAPP) have experience in


  • development
  • events / training
  • project support
  • economic policy
  • community


  • world bank group


  • switzerland
  • kenya
  • sierra leone
  • tajikistan
  • djibouti


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • Benin (headquarters)
  • Cotonou
  • West African Power Pool Zone des Ambassades - PK 6 06 BP