Mandates of COFEB

  • Create spaces for reflection and the emergence of ideas on major economic, monetary and financial issues as well as on the main challenges facing the WAEMU zone;
  • Improve knowledge of the fuctioning of the economies and the financial system of the WAEMU zone in order to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for economic, monetary and prudential policy decisions;
  • Develop models and other analysis and simulation tools that can be used by the Central Bank’s core business Directorates;
  • Monitor the latest developments in economic analysis and their potential usefulness in enabling the BCEAO to fulfill its mandates; and
  • Contribute to strengthening research capacities in WAEMU countries, by developing and coordinating a framework for cooperation between the Central Bank and the research community.