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IGAD State of the Region Report 2016

IGAD State of the Region Report 2016

19 Apr 17  News
Formulation of IGAD Strategy and Medium-Term Implementation Plan 2016-2020 Baseline Studies at the National Level on IGAD Priority Sectors IGAD is committed to the vision of an i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Apr 17  News
Vera Songwe, a Cameroonian economist and banking executive, is the new UNECA Executive Secretary. Ms Songwe has been working as the International Finance Corporation’s regional d...
Review of the implementation of the commitments made towards Africa’s development: Stakeholders’ consultations

Review of the implementation of the commitments made towards Africa’s development: Stakeholders’ consultations

18 Apr 17  News
The Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) has embarked in a new series of consultations in preparation of the third review of the implementation of the commitments made to...
The relation between the Tripartite FTA and the Continental FTA

The relation between the Tripartite FTA and the Continental FTA

12 Apr 17  News
This article is based on the forthcoming publication by Francis Mangeni and Calestous Juma, entitled Emergent Africa – the Evolution of Regional Integration, Cambridge Unive...
Brief on Regional Integration and the Continental Free Trade Area

Brief on Regional Integration and the Continental Free Trade Area

09 Apr 17  News
This policy brief was prepared to highlight the fact that the CFTA that is currently under negotiations will be more than a traditional free trade area and will contain several ele...
African Corridor Management Alliance: Strategy document

African Corridor Management Alliance: Strategy document

03 Apr 17  News
The African Corridor Management Alliance (ACMA) has been established to provide support in boosting intra-Africa trade, transformation and accelerated integration for sustainable d...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Mar 17  News
Today, in Lusaka: Tanzania-Zambia Trade Forum Kenya’s 2017 Budget Policy statement (pdf), documentation Launched: Online Africa knowledge repository platform (with 4000 World B...
Science, Technology and Innovation would catapult Africa to new heights of development, says ACBF report

Science, Technology and Innovation would catapult Africa to new heights of development, says ACBF report

31 Mar 17  News
“Africa’s remarkable economic growth over the past two decades is a source of hope but the continent cannot sustain and improve upon this trend without reinforcing the key cata...
To improve investments, Africa must strengthen policies and regional integration of its markets

To improve investments, Africa must strengthen policies and regional integration of its markets

29 Mar 17  News
Africa wants to create one of the most attractive economic zones through a homogenised customs union and economic community but regulation and weak integration hinder investment op...
Eighteenth session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa: Statement by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye

Eighteenth session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa: Statement by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye

28 Mar 17  News
The Eighteenth Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa (RCM-Africa) was held in Dakar from the 25th to the 26th of March 2017 under the theme “UN...
Time to change US-Africa engagement approach: Kagame

Time to change US-Africa engagement approach: Kagame

28 Mar 17  News
President Paul Kagame has said that relations and engagement between Africa and the United States ought to shift from aid and humanitarian basis to mutually beneficial partnerships...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Mar 17  News
CFTA negotiations update: The Eighth Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Continental Task Force kicked off today in Arusha - @AUTradeIndustry Economic Report on Africa 2017...
ERA 2017 launched in Dakar; calls on Africa to take advantage of rapid urbanization

ERA 2017 launched in Dakar; calls on Africa to take advantage of rapid urbanization

27 Mar 17  News
The Economic Report on Africa 2017, which examines how the continent can accelerate industrialization as a vehicle for Africa’s structural transformation by harnessing oppor...
Experts discuss infrastructure development and industrializing efforts in Africa

Experts discuss infrastructure development and industrializing efforts in Africa

27 Mar 17  News
African experts converged in Dakar on Sunday to discuss industrialization and infrastructure development on the continent with many agreeing more still needs to be done to ensure A...
#CoM2017: Dakar talks on Africa collapse

#CoM2017: Dakar talks on Africa collapse

27 Mar 17  News
Talks in Dakar, Senegal, aimed at mapping out steps to be taken to confront Africa’s hydra-headed challenges have collapsed. The talks collapsed after delegates failed to reach ...
One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) Sourcebook, 2nd edition

One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) Sourcebook, 2nd edition

27 Mar 17  News
While the African continent has experienced rapid growth in trade over recent decades, intra-African trade has lagged due to low levels of trade facilitation and industrialization....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Mar 17  News
The Africa Development Week opens in Dakar with a clarion call for policies that cater for youth Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Sierra Leone: Youths get network for sub-regional trade ...
Africa Development Week opens in Dakar with clarion call for policies that cater for youth

Africa Development Week opens in Dakar with clarion call for policies that cater for youth

24 Mar 17  News
It is imperative for African governments to adopt coherent strategies and national development plans that address the continent’s challenges of growth, inequality and unemploymen...
Validation workshop of the African Union Policy on Business and Human Rights

Validation workshop of the African Union Policy on Business and Human Rights

24 Mar 17  News
The two-day validation workshop on the Draft AU Policy Framework on Human Rights and Business co-organized by the African Union Commission’s Department of Political Affairs and t...
2017 AU-ECA Conference of Ministers: Committee of Experts’ meeting

2017 AU-ECA Conference of Ministers: Committee of Experts’ meeting

23 Mar 17  News
Please note: This meeting was postponed until October 2017 As part of the Tenth Joint AUC-ECA Annual Meetings on the theme “Growth, inequality and unemployment”, the Afri...

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