Acrimony of economic partnership agreements

AFRICA TRADE NETWORK ACP Civil Society Seminar on Post-Cotonou, Accra, 20-22 March, 2018 introductory: critical features and lessons of EPA experience content liberalisation deregulation protectionism (re) weaponization of aid process inherent asymmetry of power; reinforced by united-integrated versus fragmentation...

Africa : Regional and Domestic Repositioning

Introduction 1. Context and Contestations Power and Configurations in Africa Challenges and Opportunities The Role of Africa Trade Network and Civil Society Context and Contestation Role of the Continental Free Trade Areas in an arena of contestations and power...

The CFTA and Industrial Policy: Minerals and the AMV

DEVELOPING COUNTRY DEPENDENCY ON COMMODITIES 2011-2013 (UNCTAD) Commodities and “Africa Rising” Taking together agricultural commodities, timber, metals and minerals, and hydrocarbons, natural resources have accounted for roughly 35% of Africa’s growth since 2000. Resource-based raw and semi-processed goods accounted...