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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SADC EPA TRQ Utilisation Update and opportunities under SADC EPA
Taku Fundira, tralac Associate, discusses tariff rate quotas under the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement
Taku Fundira - 15 Mar 2018
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and other African Union (AU) initiatives for economic integration
Talkmore Chidede, tralac Researcher, situates the AfCFTA within the context of the African Union’s other key regional integration initiatives
Talkmore Chidede - 1 Mar 2018
Export opportunities for South African producers under the new market access conditions in the SADC-EU EPA
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, comments on the new market access provisions for South African agricultural exports under the SADC-EU EPA
Willemien Viljoen - 6 Dec 2017
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

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