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Looking at trade policy through a “gender lens”: Summary of seven country case studies conducted by UNCTAD

Looking at trade policy through a “gender lens”: Summary of seven country case studies conducted by UNCTAD

14 Jan 15  News
Economic development and social and cultural shifts have led to the decline of many gender-related inequalities across the world. Prominent among them is the rise in female educati...
Call for papers: COMESA-ACBF Capacity Building in Economic and Trade Policy Analysis and Research Project

Call for papers: COMESA-ACBF Capacity Building in Economic and Trade Policy Analysis and Research Project

19 Nov 14  News
Introduction The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) was established in 1994 to replace the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa (PTA) set u...
Raw deal for African women traders

Raw deal for African women traders

10 Sep 14  News
Unfriendly trade policies cripple progress Daily, millions of women in Africa are engaged in one form of trade or another, either within their countries or across national borders...
Presidential Memorandum – Establishing a Comprehensive Approach to  Expanding Sub-Saharan Africa’s Capacity for Trade and Investment

Presidential Memorandum – Establishing a Comprehensive Approach to Expanding Sub-Saharan Africa’s Capacity for Trade and Investment

05 Aug 14  News
In June 2012, I released the US Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, outlining a comprehensive US policy for the region. The Strategy builds on many of the initiatives launched dur...
Mauritius

Mauritius

18 Mar 14  Resource
Kenya

Kenya

18 Mar 14  Resource
Boosting trade in Africa: Why women are the key

Boosting trade in Africa: Why women are the key

21 Nov 13  News
In many countries in Africa, the majority of small farmers are women. They produce crops such as maize, cassava, cotton, and rice that have enormous potential for increased trade b...
tralac Alumni Roundtable 2011

tralac Alumni Roundtable 2011

06 Jul 11  Event
In 2006, tralac launched a postgraduate programme to build trade law and policy capacity, particularly in African governments. The programme is presented in collaboration with the ...
UCT Industrial Policy roundtable with Ricardo Hausmann, 11 March 2010

UCT Industrial Policy roundtable with Ricardo Hausmann, 11 March 2010

24 Mar 10  Event
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...
tralac Annual Conference 2009

tralac Annual Conference 2009

23 Oct 09  Event
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...
Trade Policy Tools Training – February/March 2008

Trade Policy Tools Training – February/March 2008

04 Mar 08  Event
Trade liberalization has gained increasing attention both at the bilateral and multilateral level in the past two decades. We have witnessed the formation of the World Trade Organi...

Trade Policy options for Nigeria: a GTAP simulation analysis

18 Dec 07  Publications
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, but a low income country by the World Bank definitions. Fuels and mining products completely dominate exports, and the US and the EU...
Induction Course for Regional Trade Policy Analysts, 8-20 December 2006

Induction Course for Regional Trade Policy Analysts, 8-20 December 2006

22 Dec 06  Event
From 8 to 20 December 2006, tralac conducted an induction course for new trade policy analysts at The Commodore Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. The course was run in collabo...

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