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President Adesina shares AfDB’s new transformation agenda as Annual Meetings open in Lusaka

President Adesina shares AfDB’s new transformation agenda as Annual Meetings open in Lusaka

25 May 16  News
“Africa must think big, act big and deliver big. We must never show low ambitions for Africa,” African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina said on Tuesday, May 24...
CFTA: This African trade deal could improve lives across the whole continent

CFTA: This African trade deal could improve lives across the whole continent

13 May 16  News
After a decade of strong economic growth at the start of the millennium, Africa now faces a less favourable external economic environment – which has led to a slowdown in the e...
Launch of the MoveAfrica Initiative

Launch of the MoveAfrica Initiative

09 May 16  News
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency on 11 May, 2016 announced the launch of the MoveAfrica Initiative that aims to support the transformation of Africa’s trade by add...
Hearings: Inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative

Hearings: Inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative

18 Apr 16  News
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty is undertaking an inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade Initiative (AFTi), which was launched by the Prime Minister fi...
Africa Regional Integration Index: Report 2016

Africa Regional Integration Index: Report 2016

03 Apr 16  News
Integration Matters Regional integration is a development priority for Africa. All Africans, not just policy makers and decision makers, have a role to play in making integration ...
Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers: Statement by SADC Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena L. Tax

Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers: Statement by SADC Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena L. Tax

14 Mar 16  News
Statement by SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, on the occasion of the Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers in Gaborone, 14 March 2016 A...
Trade and Sustainable Growth: Capacitating and Strengthening the voice of Africa’s Private Sector, 16 December 2015

Trade and Sustainable Growth: Capacitating and Strengthening the voice of Africa’s Private Sector, 16 December 2015

18 Dec 15  Event
Alongside the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, africapractice (AP) and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) hosted a panel session on ...
Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration (CRCI): Enhancing Productive Integration for Africa’s Structural Transformation

Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration (CRCI): Enhancing Productive Integration for Africa’s Structural Transformation

17 Nov 15  News
Regional Cooperation Committee meeting to discuss improvements to Africa’s productive integration and Continental Free Trade Area Despite growth during the past decade and relat...
Intra-African trade and Africa Regional Integration Index: Progress report on intra-African trade

Intra-African trade and Africa Regional Integration Index: Progress report on intra-African trade

16 Nov 15  News
A regional integration agenda has been part of Africa’s strategy for economic transformation for more than three decades, and in some cases for almost a century. African leaders...
Tripartite Agreement could boost intra-regional trade by one third

Tripartite Agreement could boost intra-regional trade by one third

09 Oct 15  News
Reflecting efforts to boost intra-regional trade and investment, 26 African countries have recently agreed to establish a Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) by January 2016. The TFT...
35th SADC Summit Brochure: Advancing the regional integration agenda

35th SADC Summit Brochure: Advancing the regional integration agenda

25 Aug 15  News
This publication, prepared by SARDC for the 35th SADC Summit in Botswana on 17-18 August 2015, provides a public record of SADC activities and achievements in the past year, includ...
Signed Agreement Establishing a Tripartite Free Trade Area Among COMESA, the EAC and SADC

Signed Agreement Establishing a Tripartite Free Trade Area Among COMESA, the EAC and SADC

01 Jul 15  News
The Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) met ...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2013/2014

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2013/2014

12 Mar 15  Publications
Regional and especially economic integration holds potential and strong benefits for Africa. But this is true only if Africa could succeed in identifying a successful formula to co...
Infrastructure development within the context of Africa’s cooperation with new and emerging development partners

Infrastructure development within the context of Africa’s cooperation with new and emerging development partners

26 Feb 15  News
Foreword The turn of the Millennium has marked important developments for Africa. Three stand out in significance. First the “African lion” is becoming an important growt...
Tripartite Africa free trade zone now preparing for launch in May

Tripartite Africa free trade zone now preparing for launch in May

25 Feb 15  News
Negotiations have been finalized in preparation for the launch of Africa’s largest free trade area in May, officials said on Tuesday. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern ...
The trade profile of the Economic Community of West African States vis-à-vis the Tripartite Free Trade Area

The trade profile of the Economic Community of West African States vis-à-vis the Tripartite Free Trade Area

18 Feb 15  Discussion
William Mwanza, tralac Researcher, discusses ECOWAS trade in relation to the SADC-COMESA-EAC Tripartite FTA The commencement of negotiations towards a Continental Free Trade Area ...
Envoys meet over SADC roadmap

Envoys meet over SADC roadmap

17 Feb 15  News
Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi yesterday met ambassadors from SADC member-states to discuss modalities of developing an Industrialisation Strategy and Roadmap ahea...
High Level African Trade Committee (HATC) discusses the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

High Level African Trade Committee (HATC) discusses the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

30 Jan 15  News
The 4th High Level African Trade Committee (HATC) meeting kicked off on 29 January 2015 in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa on the sidelines of the 24th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the ...
African Development Bank Group Board approves new Regional Integration Policy and Strategy

African Development Bank Group Board approves new Regional Integration Policy and Strategy

21 Nov 14  News
The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) Board of Executive Directors approved on Wednesday, November 19 the new Regional Integration Policy and Strategy (RIPoS) for the perio...
Packed agenda for 34th SADC Summit

Packed agenda for 34th SADC Summit

11 Aug 14  News
The 34th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit to be held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on 17-18 August will deliberate on a wide range of issues including the political and soci...

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