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International Training Programme on Rules of Origin – Regional phase, March 2010

International Training Programme on Rules of Origin – Regional phase, March 2010

29 Mar 2010  Training Programme
The regional phase of the International Training Programme on Rules of Origin took place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 22-26 March 2010. It is a one-week-follow up seminar organ...
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UCT Industrial Policy roundtable with Ricardo Hausmann, 11 March 2010

UCT Industrial Policy roundtable with Ricardo Hausmann, 11 March 2010

24 Mar 2010  Contributions to dialogue
On Thursday 11 March, tralac attended a discussion on South African industrial policy hosted by the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town. This is a particul...
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Workshop on Southern Africa’s Regional Trade Agenda, 9 February 2010

Workshop on Southern Africa’s Regional Trade Agenda, 9 February 2010

10 Feb 2010  Workshop
tralac hosted a half-day workshop to discuss specifically regional trade developments for Southern Africa. This workshop was prepared specifically for the diplomatic community and ...
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African Dialogue on Technology Transfer for Local Manufacturing Capacity on Drugs and Vaccines, 10-11 December 2009

African Dialogue on Technology Transfer for Local Manufacturing Capacity on Drugs and Vaccines, 10-11 December 2009

17 Dec 2009  Contributions to dialogue
The workshop convened in the context of the follow up to the WHO Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property and was organized by the ...
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Workshop on Flexibilities in International Intellectual Property Rules and Local Production of Pharmaceuticals for the Southern Central and West African Region, 7-9 December 2009

Workshop on Flexibilities in International Intellectual Property Rules and Local Production of Pharmaceuticals for the Southern Central and West African Region, 7-9 December 2009

17 Dec 2009  Contributions to dialogue
The workshop was organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Capacity Buil...
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Trade data analysis week held in Pretoria, South Africa, 16-20 November 2009

Trade data analysis week held in Pretoria, South Africa, 16-20 November 2009

02 Dec 2009  Geek Week
From 16 to 20 November, tralac, in collaboration with the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) held a trade data analysis week in Pretoria, South Africa. The trade data w...
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tralac Annual Conference 2009

tralac Annual Conference 2009

23 Oct 2009  Annual Conference
tralac held its 2009 Annual Conference on the 3rd and 4th of September in Cape Town, South Africa. The aim of the Conference was to critically review the past year’s key tra...
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tralac at Rhodes University’s China Week 2009

tralac at Rhodes University’s China Week 2009

16 Oct 2009  Contributions to dialogue
Rhodes University held a China Week in Grahamstown from 28 September to 2 October. This colloquium, which examined economic relations between Africa and China, was supported by the...
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The 47th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA)

The 47th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA)

02 Oct 2009  Contributions to dialogue
tralac recently participated in the recent 47th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA) held in Durban on 21-23 September 2009. The the...
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Export promotion seminars for the SACU-EFTA Free Trade Agreement, July 2009

Export promotion seminars for the SACU-EFTA Free Trade Agreement, July 2009

03 Jul 2009  Contributions to dialogue
Business Unity SA (BUSA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) hosted a workshop on the export opportunities available under the SACU-EFTA FTA. The seminars took place...
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Potsdam Spring Dialogues 2009

Potsdam Spring Dialogues 2009

17 Jun 2009  Contributions to dialogue
On 27 and 28 March 2009, the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF), the Development Policy Forum of in Went – Capacity Building International, the Renner Institute (RI) and the ...
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WTO Regional Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills, 11-15 May 2009

WTO Regional Intensive Course on Trade Negotiations Skills, 11-15 May 2009

14 May 2009  Workshop
The World Trade Organisation, in collaboration with tralac and the Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape, presented a 5-day training course on Trade Negotiations for Englis...
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Seminar: Use and Application of Geographical Indications by ACP member states as a trade tool – Montpellier, 24-27 March 2009

Seminar: Use and Application of Geographical Indications by ACP member states as a trade tool – Montpellier, 24-27 March 2009

05 May 2009  Contributions to dialogue
Background International agricultural trade is characterized by increased competition between emerging countries in lucrative markets in developed countries. The intensification o...
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3rd Annual Garnet Conference: Mapping Integration and Regionalism in a Global World, September 2008

3rd Annual Garnet Conference: Mapping Integration and Regionalism in a Global World, September 2008

23 Apr 2009  Contributions to dialogue
tralac participated in the 3rd Annual GARNET Conference hosted by the University of Bordeaux from 17-19 September 2008, under the theme Mapping Integration and Regionalism in a Glo...
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Workshop on Subsidies: WTO Law, Case Law and Recent Trends, 22-23 January 2009

Workshop on Subsidies: WTO Law, Case Law and Recent Trends, 22-23 January 2009

23 Apr 2009  Workshop
tralac hosted a two-day workshop on Subsidies on 22-23 January 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa. For some countries subsidies have been and continue to be an important part of...
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Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 30 March-3 April 2009

Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 30 March-3 April 2009

08 Apr 2009  Geek Week
During the week March 30 to April 3, 2009, tralac hosted a team of analysts, including three from the National Department of Agriculture (DoA), one from the National Agricultu...
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tralac Trade in Services Workshop – Rwanda, 9-12 December 2008

tralac Trade in Services Workshop – Rwanda, 9-12 December 2008

19 Dec 2008  Workshop
tralac presented a workshop in Gisenyi, Rwanda from 9 to 12 December 2008. The first part of the workshop gave participants an introduction to the role of law and institutions...
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The Southern African Regional Dialogue on Novel Foods Workshop, 27-28 October 2008

The Southern African Regional Dialogue on Novel Foods Workshop, 27-28 October 2008

07 Nov 2008  Contributions to dialogue
Taku Fundira, Researcher at tralac, attended the Southern African Regional Dialogue on Novel Foods Workshop hosted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD...
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tralac Annual Conference 2008

tralac Annual Conference 2008

20 Jun 2008  Annual Conference
tralac’s Annual Conference 2008 took place on 12 and 13 June in Cape Town. The Conference focused on Southern Africa’s RTA (Regional Trade Arrangement) agenda. Background Cou...
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Report on WTO Regional Workshop on Agriculture for English-Speaking African Countries, Windhoek, 7-8 November 2007

Report on WTO Regional Workshop on Agriculture for English-Speaking African Countries, Windhoek, 7-8 November 2007

21 May 2008  Workshop
Agricultural trade remains an important part of overall economic activity and continues to play a major role in domestic agricultural production and employment. Hence, it’s no su...
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