• HeadquartersBenin
  • Founded2006

West African Power Pool (WAPP)

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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Job openings over the past year

13Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Accountant Officer
  • Consultant: Geotechnical Expert
    West Africa

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


  • events / training
  • development
  • procurement process
  • power generation
  • climate change


  • world bank group


  • malawi


  • 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