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Enhance implementation of the Common Market Protocol – Assembly says as it passes key report

Enhance implementation of the Common Market Protocol – Assembly says as it passes key report

16 Mar 17  News
The regional Assembly is calling on the EAC bloc to work closely with cross border pastoral communities to ensure the proactive and effective implementation of the Common Market Pr...
Sustainability in Madagascar

Sustainability in Madagascar

08 Mar 17  Publications
This working paper examines sustainability issues with respect to Madagascar. This seemingly uncontroversial and self-evident objective raises more questions than the paper is like...
Global harvests strong but hunger persists amid chronic conflict zones

Global harvests strong but hunger persists amid chronic conflict zones

07 Mar 17  News
Food security emergencies are likely to increase Global food supply conditions are robust, but access to food has been dramatically reduced in areas suffering civil conflicts, whi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 17  News
Featured infographic: 50 years of containership growth Starting today: In Mombasa: Stakeholders workshop validation of Tripartite Harmonized Documents; In Dar es Salaam:Committee ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 17  News
Starting today, in Abidjan: ECOWAS, Partners review long-term election observation missions in West Africa Mukhisa Kituyi: ‘Africa needs more mutual trade in these times of econ...
Food insecurity and poverty pose major challenge to goal of ending hunger by 2030 in sub-Saharan Africa

Food insecurity and poverty pose major challenge to goal of ending hunger by 2030 in sub-Saharan Africa

27 Feb 17  News
FAO report stresses need to increase agricultural productivity Some 153 million people, representing about 26 percent of the population above 15 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa...
New evidence overturns traditional approaches to agriculture investment

New evidence overturns traditional approaches to agriculture investment

24 Feb 17  News
The majority of the world’s poor live in rural areas, with 70 percent of the rural poor working in agriculture. Ramping up agricultural productivity will be critical to lifting t...
Agribusiness trade as a pillar of development: Measurement and patterns

Agribusiness trade as a pillar of development: Measurement and patterns

24 Feb 17  News
Agribusiness is en vogue, fostered by a new understanding of the agricultural sector as a major contributor to overall growth and poverty reduction and through its linkages with th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Feb 17  News
African trade and regional integration policy issues featured in debate at yesterday’s Africa Knowledge Fest in Washington: scan @WorldBankAfrica tweets, or #AfricaKnowledgeFest ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Feb 17  News
Arvind Subramanian: The WTO reborn? (Project Syndicate) For too long, the World Trade Organization has languished, to lift a reference from T.S. Eliot, by the “waters of Leman...
World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, report warns

World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, report warns

22 Feb 17  News
Without additional efforts, the target of ending hunger by 2030 will not be met Mankind’s future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural r...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Feb 17  News
2017 African Development Bank Annual Meetings: transforming agriculture for wealth creation in Africa The 2017 Annual Meetings of the AfDB Group will be held on 22-25 May in Ahmed...
Madagascar: the trade policy and performance profile

Madagascar: the trade policy and performance profile

16 Feb 17  Publications
This paper examines the trade profile and performance of Madagascar, focusing on the period since 2001. According to the World Trade Organization (WTO, 2015), Madagascar is slowly ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Feb 17  News
President Alpha Condé: Powering Africa’s Future (Project Syndicate) Having spent the last year coordinating energy policy within the African Union, I have sensed a growing mood...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 17  News
Applications close on 6 March for tralac’s online course ‘Trade in the 21st Century: legal and policy considerations for Africa’.   Profiled appointment: Paul Noumba Um...
Drought is pushing food prices up sharply in East Africa

Drought is pushing food prices up sharply in East Africa

14 Feb 17  News
Soaring cost of basic staples is an extra challenge for pastoralists as livestock prices fall Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of c...
EAC team to review taxes on key goods

EAC team to review taxes on key goods

14 Feb 17  News
The East African Community has formed a 25-member taskforce to revise the region’s Common External Tariff (CET) and fine-tune the existing rules of origin to boost intra-region...
Namibia Trade Forum looks into poultry dumping claims

Namibia Trade Forum looks into poultry dumping claims

13 Feb 17  News
The poultry trade between South Africa and Namibia is not clearly defined, leading to confusion regarding the actual origin of many chicken products imported into the Southern Afri...
Transforming agriculture through the establishment of regional value chains in Africa

Transforming agriculture through the establishment of regional value chains in Africa

08 Feb 17  Discussion
Taku Fundira, tralac Associate, discusses how regional agricultural value chains can help drive economic transformation in Africa Agriculture currently offers the greatest potenti...
Better agriculture regulations could help feed world’s growing population, says WBG report

Better agriculture regulations could help feed world’s growing population, says WBG report

08 Feb 17  News
Improving agriculture regulations in low and middle income countries could go a long way toward feeding the world’s growing population and improving farmers’ livelihoods around...

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