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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Feb 18  News
Starting today, in Tunis: AfDB workshop on staple crop processing zones in Africa Building on the analyses and findings of a Bank-led study on a sample of 10 African countries, th...
Seminar on staple crop processing zones in Africa: From vision to action

Seminar on staple crop processing zones in Africa: From vision to action

12 Feb 18  News
The African Development Bank organised a seminar on “Enhancing Knowledge on the Challenges and Opportunities of Developing and Implementing Staple Crop Processing Zones in Africa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 18  News
Featured trade infographic, @ECA_OFFICIAL: Intra-Africa trade in agricultural products is underexploited. Trade liberalization under CFTA is expected to result in significant expor...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Feb 18  News
Featured infographic, @justchad_cga: Over half of oranges traded globally are sourced from Africa – who would have thought!! Extract from latest USDA Foreign Agriculture Services...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Feb 18  News
tralac’s Weekly e-Newsletter is posted: feature articles by Prof Gerhard Erasmus and Talkmore Chidede Lighthizer’s African dream (Politico) United States Trade Representative...
Ghana seeks national dialogue over cocoa pricing quandary

Ghana seeks national dialogue over cocoa pricing quandary

02 Feb 18  News
There is the gradual convergence of opinions on the need for a national dialogue over the producer price of cocoa Ghana pays its farmers in the face of dipping global prices. Edwa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jan 18  News
Bilateral talks between Kenya and Tanzania to resolve existing non tariff barriers and enhance trade entered their 3rd day today. The Kenyan delegation is led by Dr Kiptoo while Pr...
AU launches Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard (AATS) – a revolutionary new tool to drive agricultural productivity and development

AU launches Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard (AATS) – a revolutionary new tool to drive agricultural productivity and development

30 Jan 18  News
Five countries awarded for best performance in accelerating agricultural transformation The African Union on Monday, 29 January 2018 launched the Africa Agriculture Transformation...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jan 18  News
Calestous Juma and Francis Mangeni: African Regional Economic Integration (Belfer Center) This paper provides an alternative explanation of the emergence and evolution of regional...
FAO calls for renewed commitment to get Africa back on track to eliminate hunger

FAO calls for renewed commitment to get Africa back on track to eliminate hunger

29 Jan 18  News
Hunger-fighting initiatives in Africa need to be deepened and broadened to put the continent back on track to eliminating the scourge of undernutrition, FAO Director-General José ...
Rwanda makes progress on continental agric plan

Rwanda makes progress on continental agric plan

25 Jan 18  News
Rwanda got the highest score, on Agricultural Transformation in Africa, and emerged 2017 Best performing country in implementing the seven commitments of the June 2014 Malabo Decla...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 18  News
Diarise: 4th EAC Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure Financing and Development (21-22 February, Kampala) Regional integration and informal trade in Africa: evidence from Beni...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Dec 17  News
Featured tweets on MC11 dynamics, outcomes: @sdonnan: There’s an alternative narrative emerging this morning [Wednesday] at WTO MC11. Just had someone make case to me that we ar...
WTO Ministerial: In landmark move, country coalitions set plans to advance on new issues

WTO Ministerial: In landmark move, country coalitions set plans to advance on new issues

14 Dec 17  News
The WTO’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference has drawn to a close, capping a busy week of talks which saw members only able to endorse limited substantive outcomes at the multilater...
Global civil society reactions to end of WTO Ministerial Conference

Global civil society reactions to end of WTO Ministerial Conference

14 Dec 17  News
The World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference in Buenos Aires concluded without a formal statement, reflecting the deep divide between poorer countries who have demande...
Kenya’s trade in agricultural exports hampered by pesticide residue

Kenya’s trade in agricultural exports hampered by pesticide residue

14 Dec 17  News
Kenya’s trade in agricultural exports is greatly hampered by perceived high pesticide residue in crops destined for key markets. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Ami...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 17  News
ABCA call for papers: Examining the challenges and opportunities of firms’ productivity in Africa Consultancy opportunity: Develop a SADC trade development and trade promot...
Fisheries subsidies at the Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference – Deal or no deal?

Fisheries subsidies at the Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference – Deal or no deal?

13 Dec 17  News
On Monday at the Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference, the UNCTAD event on ‘Trade, Fisheries Subsidies and SDG14’ provided a platform for discussion to give a deeper understandi...
11th WTO Ministerial Conference – Buenos Aires: Resource box

11th WTO Ministerial Conference – Buenos Aires: Resource box

08 Dec 17  News
World Trade Organisation (WTO) members wrapped up their 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 13 December 2017, having brought together nearly 4,000 mini...
Export opportunities for South African producers under the new market access conditions in the SADC-EU EPA

Export opportunities for South African producers under the new market access conditions in the SADC-EU EPA

06 Dec 17  Blog
The new market access provisions of the SADC-EU EPA came into effect on 1 November 2016 after two conditions were met: ratification of the EPA by the SACU member states and the bil...

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