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Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: Agriculture

tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

22 Apr 20  News
Erastus Mwencha, Tom Pengelly: The UK must do all it can to keep trade out of Africa flowing (tralac, The Telegraph) Covid-19 has now spread to all corners of Africa and, as the r...
COVID-19: FAO and African Union commit to safeguarding food security amid crisis

COVID-19: FAO and African Union commit to safeguarding food security amid crisis

17 Apr 20  News
Regional body and UN agency join forces to minimize lockdown’s impact on continent where one in five goes hungry The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

17 Apr 20  News
AU-FAO ministerial meeting on the impacts of COVID-19 on food security in Africa Co-convened, yesterday, by the FAO Director-General and the Chair of the AU STC on Agriculture, Ru...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

07 Apr 20  News
Diarise: International Organisation of Employers digital conference, tomorrow, on the impact of COVID-19 on global trade, supply chains and employment The IMF will releas...
Impact of COVID-19 on poultry production – view from a woman entrepreneur

Impact of COVID-19 on poultry production – view from a woman entrepreneur

07 Apr 20  Blog
Raseto Agricultural Enterprise produces poultry on contract for Supreme Poultry. In order for us to comply with the lockdown regulations in South Africa, Supreme Poultry arranged a...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

25 Mar 20  News
Tomorrow: G20 leaders will convene by video conference to discuss coronavirus Leaders from the Group of 20 major economies will convene a video conference on Thursday to discuss t...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

20 Mar 20  News
WTO cancels its ministerial conference: now what? (Borderlex EU) The organisation may still hold a special ‘General Council’ meeting in Geneva in lieu of the ministerial, but ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Mar 20  News
Message from tralac on COVID-19 We recognise COVID-19 as a global disaster and are adapting the way we work and how we deliver our work programme, to safeguard the health of our s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Mar 20  News
Customs duty on e-transmissions: India, South Africa make new submission at WTO (Economic Times) India and South Africa have made a new submission at the WTO against the proposed ...
Africa’s Production and Trade: Agriculture and minerals

Africa’s Production and Trade: Agriculture and minerals

13 Mar 20  Publications
Africa as a continent has extensive potential, not only to feed itself and alleviate hunger and food insecurity, but also to be an important exporter to global food markets. Agricu...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Mar 20  News
Uganda to petition EAC on milk export blockade (Daily Monitor) Uganda and Kenya, have for three months now bickered over milk exports with Kenya announcing last week it would not ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 20  News
IGAD protocol on free movement of persons endorsed at ministerial meeting (IGAD) Ministers in charge of Internal Affairs and those in charge of Labour of Member States of the Inte...
Tariff and non-tariff trade costs on intra-African agricultural trade

Tariff and non-tariff trade costs on intra-African agricultural trade

21 Feb 20  Infographics
Bilateral costs for trade in agricultural products include all costs involved in trading bilaterally between trade partners – the average tariff on the goods traded, as well as n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Feb 20  News
Ministers of Health of AU member states will meet this weekend to discuss a continental strategy for preparedness and response to the coronavirus disease outbreak. The ministers wi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Feb 20  News
Kimberly Ann Elliott: Would a US-Kenya trade deal throw African integration off course? (WPR) But a bilateral deal with the US will make it harder to bring the AfCFTA to fruition....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Feb 20  News
Trade events to diarise: EA Competition Authority experts meeting to develop a prioritization framework and conduct of market studies (19-22 February, Dar es Salaam) EAC:...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Feb 20  News
Posted by the AU: 2nd biennial review report on the implementation of the Malabo Declaration AfCFTA: How prepared is Africa for July 1st? (CNBC Africa) The Commissioner for Trade...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jan 20  News
Launching tomorrow in Abidjan: The AfDB’s flagship African Economic Outlook 2020. The theme: Developing Africa’s workforce for the future. A preview of UNCTAD’s Illicit Trad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jan 20  News
Rwanda to scrap visa fees for over 90 countries (New Times) Rwanda is considering scrapping visa fees for citizens of the Commonwealth, as well as the African Union and La Francop...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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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