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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...

Information Brief on the CFTA

African leaders have been called upon to match the ambition to conclude the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) with an ambition to boost supply side of their economies by tackling the weak manufacturing base. Africa’s total exports of manufactured...

Information Brief on the CFTA 7th July 2017

Negotiations on the proposed Africa Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) have gathered momentum. Within the first half of this year alone number of high profile meetings have taken place either organised by officials or civil society organisations. The latest...

West African States Cautioned Against EPA

A senior Ghanaian politician has cautioned Ghana and other West African states to be wary of any Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that could work to the disadvantage of their economies. Obed Yao Asamoah (Ph D), former Foreign Affairs minister,...