UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade team has started filming modules 1-5 of the English version of the distance-learning course on “E-Commerce for Practitioners”. This material will be delivered on-line from 24 March to 25 April 2014 as part of the capacity-building activities for TrainForTrade’s Project in West Africa. The course will be available through the TrainForTrade distance-learning platform. The main objective of the training course is to help identify the challenges of e-commerce, maximize its positive impact on business and foster dynamic and reliable e-commerce solutions in West Africa. The course is designed for government officials and key actors of the industry, commerce and civil society sectors. TrainForTrade’s Project in West Africa is funded by the United Nations Development Account.