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Tag: Economic Development

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Oct 19  News
Underway in Geneva: UNCTAD’s NTMs Week Sessions will cover topics such as the costs and benefits associated with NTMs from a sustainable development perspective, trade tensions ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 19  News
The Third Ordinary Session of the AU’s STC on Communication and ICT starts in Addis Ababa on Monday. Profiled event document: The draft digital transformation strategy for Africa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 19  News
Domestic resource mobilization: fighting against corruption and illicit financial flows (African Union) IFFs are widespread and secretive by nature. No one quite knows how to quan...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 19  News
Madagascar has notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it has initiated three safeguard investigations: on soaps, lubricating oils and on vegetable oils and margarines T...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Aug 19  News
A tralac Guide to this weekend’s G7 Summit, next week’s TICAD7 The G7 starts tomorrow, concluding on Sunday: selected previews A Japan Times preview: Leaders from the Gr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Aug 19  News
Next month, UNU-WIDER, in partnership with the Brookings Institution, launches its inaugural Massive Open Online Course: Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa An intervie...
SADC Council recommends adoption of kiSwahili

SADC Council recommends adoption of kiSwahili

16 Aug 19  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers has recommended the adoption of kiSwahili as the fourth official language of the regional body alongside...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Aug 19  News
Two commentaries on intra-African trade, pointing to the potential impact of the AfCFTA: Global Trade Review’s (GTR) Africa trade briefing: Rebecca Harding, CEO of Coriolis...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Aug 19  News
Today’s featured tweets, by Lily Sommer, are on the @ATPC2 and @afreximbank coordination meeting on informal cross border trade: A single harmonised continental framework for co...
Climate Change and Fiscal Policy – Implications and Options for African countries

Climate Change and Fiscal Policy – Implications and Options for African countries

31 Jul 19  Publications
The most severe impacts of climate change are often felt by the least developed and low-income countries. These countries are scarcely able to afford the challenges of mitigating a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jul 19  News
Diarise: The 7th Annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference 2019 takes place on 29-30 August in Nairobi Featured African trade policy tweets: @AfricaMediaHu...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jul 19  News
Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa: A Gates Foundation report prepared for the G7 French Presidency (pdf) This report profiles five pillars for extending digital fina...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jul 19  News
Today, in Geneva: “The AfCFTA – From Dream to Reality”: tralac and the Sidley Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program organised an AfCFTA Breakfast Event this morning in Niamey...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jul 19  News
Two key trade policy events are taking place this week: The Aid for Trade Global Review 2019 gets underway in Geneva on Wednesday, ending on Friday. By addressing the supply-...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Jun 19  News
Today, in Rome: The Third AU-EU Agriculture Ministerial Conference is held on the theme; Promoting Sustainable Regional Agricultural Value Chains. Downloads: Concep...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jun 19  News
Diarise: UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report will be released next Wednesday (26 June) on the theme Made in Africa: rules of origin for enhanced intra-African trade N...

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