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تجمع دول الساحل والصحراء
Communauté des États Sahélo-Sahariens
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
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Headquarters Libya Tripoli, Libya
Official languages Arabic
Type Trade bloc
Membership 29 member states
• Secretary General
Mohamed Al-Madani Al-Azhari
• Agreement signed
4 February 1998

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) aims to create a free trade area.

CEN-SAD was started in February 1998 by six countries. Since then its membership has grown to 29. One of its main goals is to get economic unity through the free movement of people and goods. This is to make the member states a free trade area.

List of members

Founding members:

Countries that joined later:

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