Books

Cape to Cairo: Exploring the Tripartite FTA Agenda

26 Feb 2014
On 22 October 2008 in Kampala, Uganda, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC), and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) agreed to establish a grand Free Trade Area, which is...

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2012

11 Sep 2013
The Yearbook for Regional Integration has become a household name in the SADC region, when it comes to monitoring the progress or non-progress of integration within the region. Celebrating its 12 th edition in the current year it has proven to be a platform of scientific discussion and exchange of...

BRICS: South Africa's Way Ahead?

28 Aug 2013
The accession of South Africa into the BRICS formation has attracted a lot of attention internationally. Some welcomed the step while others questioned it. A closer look at BRICS reveals that these countries share some fundamental features while they differ in others. On that note, this book does...

The Tripartite Free Trade Area - towards a new African integration paradigm?

3 May 2012
This is tralac 's third book focusing on the Tripartite Free Trade Area (T-FTA). The two previous books are available on the tralac website ( www.tralac.org ). Following an economic assessment of the impact of T-FTA, with specific emphasis on agriculture and agri-business development opportunities...

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

19 Apr 2012
A number of important trade-related developments took place in southern Africa in 2011. Developments on the rest of the African continent as well as in the global economy had important implications for the southern African region. Protest action started in Tunisia in December 2010 and quickly...

Cape to Cairo - Making the Tripartite Free Trade Area work

8 Sep 2011
The Heads of State and Government of the 26 member states of the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) agreed in October 2008 to establish a grand Free Trade Area (FTA) which is now referred to as...

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2010

11 Jul 2011
The Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook 2010 marks the tenth edition of this publication. This monitoring exercise, ten years on, is no less relevant than it was at the project's inception. Although there have been significant regional developments during the past decade, many challenges...

Cape to Cairo - An Assessment of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

15 Jun 2011
In recent years countries have increasingly focused on enhancing market access through regional integration in light of the stalled decade-long WTO Doha Round of trade of negotiations. Africa is no exception and in 2008, Heads of State and Government from the member states of the regional economic...

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2009

8 Dec 2010
During 2009 several important developments highlighted specific challenges for policy makers in Southern Africa. The global economic crisis continued to impact on the region in 2009, and as the fall out of the crisis in the euro region manifests, it is clear that the open economies of southern...