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Tag: Women in Trade

Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say

Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say

01 Nov 18  News
Women’s economic empowerment is a crucial objective of the international development agenda but designing informed policies means developing better information. The idea that go...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Oct 18  News
Ethiopia and Rwanda, this week, announced gender parity cabinets. The key Trade and Industry portfolio in both countries is now headed by a woman: Mrs Fetlework Gebregziabher and M...
Exporter of the Year 2018 – Winners

Exporter of the Year 2018 – Winners

19 Oct 18  News
The annual Exporter of the Year Competition celebrates the vital role exporters play in the economy of the Western Cape. The competition is designed to honour and promote large and...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Oct 18  News
African trade policy events now underway: In Nairobi: The 6th Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Taxation In Brazzaville: Republic of Congo, UNECA work...
Africa Ireland Economic Forum 2018: High-level leaders from Ireland and Africa in politics, business and agribusiness meet in Dublin

Africa Ireland Economic Forum 2018: High-level leaders from Ireland and Africa in politics, business and agribusiness meet in Dublin

15 Oct 18  News
Next call for AADP applications launched at Africa Ireland Economic Forum The 6th Africa Ireland Economic Forum took place on the 11th of October 2018 at the Convention Centre, Du...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Oct 18  News
The African Continental Free Trade Area and its implications for India-Africa trade (Observer Research Foundation) The AfCFTA will provide a number of opportunities for the Indian...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Oct 18  News
Starting tomorrow, in Geneva: WTO Public Forum 2018. Under the main theme of Trade 2030, the Public Forum’s sub-themes will be sustainable trade, technology-enabled trade, and a ...
WTO-IMF-World Bank report: greater trade integration will boost shared prosperity

WTO-IMF-World Bank report: greater trade integration will boost shared prosperity

01 Oct 18  News
A new report issued on 30 September argues that trade integration can play a larger role in boosting shared prosperity. The report, by economists from the World Trade Organization,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Sep 18  News
Management of Africa’s global position must change: Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s UNGA address Let me start with a paradox. In no other region is the sense of trans-nat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Sep 18  News
Women and African trade: A set of postings, complementing tralac’s recent newsletter on the same theme i) Why do gender issues matter in trade relations? How do trade policies...
A push for the formalization of women cross-border trade in West Africa

A push for the formalization of women cross-border trade in West Africa

20 Sep 18  News
The Nigeria chapter of the New Faces New Voices (NFNV), an initiative of the Graca Machel Trust, in partnership with the United Parcel Service, the US-headquartered global logistic...
The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Action Plan FY18-22

The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Action Plan FY18-22

20 Sep 18  News
This Regional Gender Action Plan (RGAP) presents the broad approach that the Africa Region of the WBG will take to address gender inequality FY18-22. The RGAP is not intended to ...
African women: The architects of our economic futures

African women: The architects of our economic futures

20 Sep 18  News
On September 13-15, 2018 in Accra, Ghana, AWDF convened a select group of activists, scholars, researchers and policy shapers to help build and think through a thoughtful, progress...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Sep 18  News
Five trade and infrastructure events – from Arusha to Tianjin: The EALA has resumed its sitting in Arusha (until 6 October). Key agenda items include the East African Community...
EAC launches Gender Policy in Arusha

EAC launches Gender Policy in Arusha

17 Sep 18  News
The East African Community Secretariat has launched its Gender Policy that seeks an inclusive Community which guarantees equal rights and opportunities for women and men, boys and ...
World Export Development Forum 2018 held in Lusaka, Zambia

World Export Development Forum 2018 held in Lusaka, Zambia

13 Sep 18  News
The 18th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) was opened by Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Christopher Yaluma, and Arancha González,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Aug 18  News
Ethiopian trade, industrial policy updates: (i) Ethiopia’s PM appoints new policy reforms advisor, chief trade negotiator (ECADF). Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has assigned Mamo Mi...
Trade Governance Support to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Trade Governance Support to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

31 Aug 18  Blog
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand became, on June 21 this year, only the second head of state to give birth in office, after late prime minister Bhutto of Pakistan. She ...
Women driving the Cosmetics Sector in Namibia

Women driving the Cosmetics Sector in Namibia

31 Aug 18  Blog
Like agriculture and textiles, the cosmetics sector in Namibia is largely driven by women. Namibia’s cosmetic industry is probably one of the fastest growing in the country at th...
Women and trade

Women and trade

31 Aug 18  Infographics
As an important component of economic life, trade both contributes to, and is impacted by inequality. Trade affects women differently than men. Trade also affects different women i...

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