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Towards the Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities for South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan priority sectors in the Kenyan market

Towards the Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities for South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan priority sectors in the Kenyan market

18 May 17  Publications
Since the launch of the tripartite free trade area (TFTA) negotiations between the member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Com...
The face of African agriculture trade

The face of African agriculture trade

17 May 17  Discussion
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, comments on Africa’s recent agricultural trade performance In a recent article the Secretary General of the Ports Management Association of...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 17  News
Featured infographic, @WandileSihlobo: Zambia’s 2017 maize crop is set to reach 3.6 million tonnes – a record harvest. The government has now lifted the maize export ban. Laun...
Infrastructure tops agenda as AfDB, India work towards a ‘more robust Africa’

Infrastructure tops agenda as AfDB, India work towards a ‘more robust Africa’

15 May 17  News
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is looking to strengthening its relationship with India as part of its larger agenda for a ‘a more robust Africa’. Motivated by the success...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 May 17  News
Posted: tralac’s Weekly Newsletter Akinwumi Adesina: Africa and India – sharing the development journey (IPPMedia) And nowhere is this partnership more needed than on the iss...
ONE Africa director: African infrastructure needs G20 investment

ONE Africa director: African infrastructure needs G20 investment

10 May 17  News
Africa needs investment from the G20 in its infrastructure if European efforts to increase trade are to have any positive effect. The continent also needs to set up its own interna...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 May 17  News
Starting today, in Berlin: B20 Germany 2017 Summit. Featured preview Underway, in Addis: IPCC meeting to draft Sixth Assessment Report outline Featured tweets: (i) @AUTradeIndust...
Adesina addresses need to end rural poverty at One World conference in Berlin

Adesina addresses need to end rural poverty at One World conference in Berlin

02 May 17  News
The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called for urgent action to end rural poverty in Africa at a conference on the future of the rural...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Apr 17  News
New tralac publications: The EAC Mode 4: trade data (by Viola Sawere), Africa’s trading relationship with Japan (by Ron Sandrey), WTO: Agricultural Issues for Africa (by Ron Sand...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Apr 17  News
World Economic Forum on Africa: Achieving inclusive growth (3-5 May, Durban). Profiled points for discussion (pdf): Connecting markets, Revitalizing manufacturing, Integrating inno...
Reaffirming Development – MC11: Submission by the G-33 to the WTO Committee on Agriculture

Reaffirming Development – MC11: Submission by the G-33 to the WTO Committee on Agriculture

26 Apr 17  News
The following submission, dated 25 April 2017, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Indonesia on behalf of the G-33. We recall the G-33 submission entitled ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Apr 17  News
Today, in London: International Development Committee hearing on Forced displacement and food crises in Central and East Africa Next week, in Nairobi: the Asian African Legal Co...
Book launch – WTO: Agricultural Issues for Africa

Book launch – WTO: Agricultural Issues for Africa

24 Apr 17  Event
tralac and the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) have launched a new book examining the agriculture negotiations at the WTO and what a successful agreement might mean ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Apr 17  News
African trade policy processes starting today: alerts from @AUTradeIndustry The AU Trade and Industry 6th Strategic Stakeholders Retreat kicked off today at Premier Hotel in M...
WTO: Agricultural Issues for Africa

WTO: Agricultural Issues for Africa

24 Apr 17  Publications
The agriculture trade talks started in 2000 in terms of the original mandate of the Agreement on Agriculture, and then became part of the Doha Round of negotiations in 2001. Many s...
Regional Livestock Facility Hub launched

Regional Livestock Facility Hub launched

24 Apr 17  News
COMESA has established a regional livestock facility hub which will operate as a network of stakeholders interested in and committed to improving the institutional environment at r...
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...
Making the international trade in plants and seeds a safer venture

Making the international trade in plants and seeds a safer venture

18 Apr 17  News
International plant health body adopts new global standards The international body that oversees plant health has taken a big step forward with the adoption of a new global standa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Apr 17  News
This week’s tralac Newsletter: Where do African countries stand in various aspects of the Digital Economy? High-level meeting on the future of e-commerce in developing countries...

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