Tag: Agriculture

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tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Dec 19  News
The African Economic Conference 2019 began today in Sharm el-Sheikh. The theme: Jobs, entrepreneurship and capacity development for African youths. Concept note (pdf): Specificall...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Nov 19  News
Request for observer status by the African Union at the WTO The following communication, dated 22 November 2019, addressed to the Chair of the General Council and the Director-Gen...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

20 Nov 19  News
Diarise:  Sustainable development, sustainable debt: finding the right balance (2 December, Dakar). The conference, convened by the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal and t...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Nov 19  News
Trade and development events to diarise: Africa Forum on Mining (13 November, Accra). The forum will launch a regional platform, where African countries, regional organizatio...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Oct 19  News
Doing Business 2020: Sub-Saharan Africa Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa continued to improve their business climates, with the region’s largest economy, Nigeria, earning a place...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Oct 19  News
Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019 (World Bank) Four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are among the top ten reformers worldwide promoting favorable regulations for farmers i...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Oct 19  News
African trade policy events to diarise: The first meeting of the AfCFTA Council of Ministers responsible for trade takes place next week in Addis Ababa (24-25 October). It wil...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Oct 19  News
Commonwealth trade ministerial: Reform WTO and resist protectionism Following a meeting in London, ministers from the 53 Commonwealth member countries declared their collective su...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Oct 19  News
Africa’s Pulse (World Bank) Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic performance has remained sluggish, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of refo...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Sep 19  News
Featured tweet, Yinka Adeyemi: Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria's chief trade negotiator, who chaired the Africa process that yielded the AfCFTA in Rwanda is dead. Was a global authority on ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Sep 19  News
ESAAMLG from Arusha to Ezulwini: Looking back and looking ahead (ESAAMLG) The report, ESAAMLG from Arusha to Ezulwini (1999-2019): Looking back and looking ahead (pdf), appropria...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Sep 19  News
AfCFTA sensitisation workshops: Malawi, Kenya Malawi to host AfCFTA sensitization workshops. The Ministry of Trade and Tourism, in partnership with the ECA and the AUC, is org...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Sep 19  News
Profiled EAC trade and regional integration policy events starting today: EAC experts meeting on the AfCFTA Extraordinary meeting of the Sectoral Council on Trade, Investment, Fi...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Sep 19  News
Launched today in Accra: The 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor The 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor is being published at a critical moment for both international trade r...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Aug 19  News
Victor Harison, Mario Pezzini: Firms must drive Africa’s transformation (Project Syndicate) But if the AfCFTA is to fulfill its promise, African firms will need to prepare for a...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Aug 19  News
The East African Business Council convened a workshop today in Nairobi to review the EAC’s Common External Tariff. Selected tweeted highlights: @KEPSA_KENYA: The workshop is exp...
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26 Jul 19  News
Is the AfCFTA practical?: a CNBC interview with Rudi Steinbach (World Bank Africa specialist) Regional growth spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa (IMF) This paper attempts to shed l...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jul 19  News
Kenya: Ruto, Raila jointly launch national export strategy (The Standard) Deputy President William Ruto and Opposition chief Raila Odinga yesterday launched a national export stra...
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12 Jul 19  News
Diarise: Uganda-Tanzania Business Forum (4-5 September, Dar es Salaam). The business forum, to be presided over by President Museveni and Tanzania president John Magufuli, wil...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 19  News
The role of rules of origin in boosting intra-African trade: a CNBC interview with Junior Davis, chief of UNCTAD’s Africa Section AfDB voting powers, as at 31 May 2019. Key reg...
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