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Clean energy transition will increase demand for minerals, says new World Bank report

Clean energy transition will increase demand for minerals, says new World Bank report

21 Jul 17  News
A new report released by the World Bank highlights the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many minerals a...
Resolute action key to retaining development gains, meeting 2030 Agenda by target date

Resolute action key to retaining development gains, meeting 2030 Agenda by target date

21 Jul 17  News
Turning promises into progress in achieving a sustainable future depended on harnessing a collective will and taking resolute action to meet the deadline set in the 2030 Agenda for...
Sustainability provisions in regional trade agreements: Can they be multilateralised?

Sustainability provisions in regional trade agreements: Can they be multilateralised?

21 Jul 17  News
With the rise of deep-integration regional trade agreements (RTAs), the role of sustainable development has become an inevitable discussion. Recent agreements reflect a trend in fa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jul 17  News
Featured tweet, @AUTradeIndustry: The 9th Meeting of the CFTA Continental Task Force commenced to review Technical Documents for the 3rd CFTA Technical Working Groups Featured new...
Innovation, diversification and inclusive development in Africa

Innovation, diversification and inclusive development in Africa

20 Jul 17  News
A key guiding principle of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals is to “leave no one behind”. Bringing this vision to fruition will require eradication of poverty, fa...
Least developed countries face challenges in funding sustainable development – UN report

Least developed countries face challenges in funding sustainable development – UN report

20 Jul 17  News
Lack of funding is among the biggest challenges for the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) in their implementation of sustainable development targets, according to a Uni...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jul 17  News
East African Community legal notice: assorted Customs Union notices, related decisions (pdf, 30 June) East African Business Council: Annual Report 2016/2017 During the past year,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jul 17  News
From last week’s Kenya National Trade Week: the six trade policy documents (i) The National Trade Policy: Transforming Kenya into a competitive export-led and efficient domestic...
WCO welcomes 2017 G20’s recognition of its work on Illicit Financial Flows

WCO welcomes 2017 G20’s recognition of its work on Illicit Financial Flows

18 Jul 17  News
The G20 leaders recognize the work of the World Customs Organization (WCO) in combatting Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) in documents agreed following the 2017 G20 Hamburg Summit. T...
Information and communication technologies heralded by UN chiefs as critical to fast-forward achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

Information and communication technologies heralded by UN chiefs as critical to fast-forward achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

14 Jul 17  News
Information & communication technologies (ICTs) now form the backbone of today’s economies – providing individuals with access to such vitally important resources as employ...
Regional trade agreements, integration and development

Regional trade agreements, integration and development

12 Jul 17  News
Developing countries have become more active participants in regional trade agreements, which raise questions about how the benefits of integration are distributed. A key conc...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jul 17  News
Posted: The Little Green Data Book 2017 (based on World Development Indicators 2017 and its online database) Underway, in New York: ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum review of 203...
OECD and FAO see slower growth in demand keeping world food prices low

OECD and FAO see slower growth in demand keeping world food prices low

11 Jul 17  News
Vegetable oils, sugar and dairy products are expected to be main provider of additional calories over next decade Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the...
Aid for trade in Africa: What are the strategic priorities?

Aid for trade in Africa: What are the strategic priorities?

10 Jul 17  News
Taking stock of aid for trade in Africa over the last decade, how can the targeting and delivery of this development assistance be improved to help achieve the continent’s struct...
Major leap for Africa at G20 summit

Major leap for Africa at G20 summit

10 Jul 17  News
The Group of 20 (G20) Leaders’ Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for global development, with significant benefits for the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jul 17  News
tralac’s Weekly e-Newsletter is posted: SACU, Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2015/2016 (and more) Concluding today, in Maputo: WIDER Developmen...
African tourists emerge as powerhouse for tourism on the continent, says UNCTAD report

African tourists emerge as powerhouse for tourism on the continent, says UNCTAD report

06 Jul 17  News
Four out of 10 international tourists in Africa come from the continent itself, according to the new UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017: Tourism for Transformative a...
New plan for Africa called ‘best EU initiative ever’

New plan for Africa called ‘best EU initiative ever’

06 Jul 17  News
Members of the European Parliament are expected to pass on Thursday, 6 July the new European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD), a key element to a plan to raise as ...
Malawi: Economic Development Document

Malawi: Economic Development Document

06 Jul 17  News
Malawi faces various economic challenges including: low productivity; narrow and raw export base with high reliance on few commodities; lack of alternative energy sources; and poor...
ECA develops toolkit to help member states integrate Agendas 2030 and 2063

ECA develops toolkit to help member states integrate Agendas 2030 and 2063

30 Jun 17  News
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is developing a toolkit that will help African countries develop an integrated approach in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Dev...

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