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Emerging challenges face Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area

One of Africa’s flagship initiatives for integration, the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), recently signed faces challenges at the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) level, especially in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) writes *Sylvester Bagooro Hardly...

CARIFORUM EU EPA: A Look at the Cultural Provisions

OVERVIEW Cultural Provisions in the EPA Significance of the Cultural Provisions What Happened since 2009 Some Concerns Where do we go from here Cultural/Creative Industries Cultural and creative industries are among the fastest growing sectors in the world and...

Brexit: Implications for African Agriculture

Brexit:The Main Dimensions the UK tariff dimension; the UK non-tariff dimension; the UK preference erosion dimension; the functioning of EU27 markets dimension; the trilateral trade dimension; the trade displacement dimension. The Brexit Process (1) LDCs UK will replicate bilaterally...

BYE BYE COTONOU Partnership Agreement

ATN Consultative Seminar on Post-Cotonou Accra, Ghana, 20-22 March 2018 Marc Maes, 11.11.11, Belgium  THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ And so has the EU: 1-         New member states: 2000: 15 member states; 2004: 25; 2007: 27; 2013: 28 Have...