Themes

Agriculture and commodities

Agriculture and commodities

tralac’s work in this area examines Africa’s trade in agriculture and commodities and the emerging challenges and opportunities for sustainability resulting from changes in global commodity prices and supply and demand; the use of safeguard measures to protect domestic producers and support food security on the continent; and links between agricultural trade and a sustainable global food system.

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South African poultry and the SADC-EU EPA
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, comments on poultry exports from South Africa under the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement and implications of Brexit
Willemien Viljoen - 18 Oct 2017
South African citrus exports under the SADC-EU EPA
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, discusses market access provisions governing exports of South African citrus fruits under the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement
Willemien Viljoen - 18 Oct 2017
The Battle over Safeguards on Poultry Imports from the EU continues
Gerhard Erasmus, tralac Associate and Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher discuss the ongoing investigation into South Africa’s imposition of a safeguard duty on poultry imports from the EU
Gerhard Erasmus and Willemien Viljoen - 7 Sep 2017
GI protection: are components of a compound GI name covered?
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, discusses the need for clarification on mutually agreed provisions concerning the use of geographical indications in trade agreements
Willemien Viljoen - 16 Aug 2017
Overview of South Africa’s wine opportunities under the EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement
Talkmore Chidede, tralac Researcher, comments on South African wine production and trade with the European Union and the implications of Brexit
Talkmore Chidede - 26 Jul 2017
Recognition and protection of geographical indications in the EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement
Talkmore Chidede, tralac Researcher, discusses geographical indications used by South Africa and their protection under the EU-SADC EPA
Talkmore Chidede - 29 Jun 2017

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