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The African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the World Bank is sponsoring the 2011 African short course in Global Trade Analysis for African researchers. Read more
Rural Moroccans are expected to benefit from a new scheme worth nearly U.S. $40 million that aims to boost the production of olives, almonds, honey and red meat. Read more
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon makes remarks to the General Assembly Informal Thematic Debate on “Investment in and financing of productive capacities of least developed countries”. Read more
Among other informal thematic areas, the meeting had as a main objective, providing: “Financial support for development efforts of Least Developed Countries: development finance, including innovative mechanisms, aid for trade and debt relief”. Read more
Member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) gathered on 25-27 January 2011 in Barbados to assess how Aid for Trade (AFT) can facilitate the development of the small vulnerable economies of CARICOM. Read more
This meeting is aimed at evaluating the trade related development assistance to boost poor countries’ ability and capability to participate in international trade.
The workshop will focus on sequencing policy reform and making policies complementary to trade reform in order to help developing countries to turn opportunities into trade flows.
Working group meeting of ECOWAS Commission and member states to prepare their contribution towards the 3rd Global review meeting by July 2011.
The meeting brought together ECOWAS Trade Ministers and Development Partners to review experience in the implementation of a number of Aid for Trade related programmes/ projects, examine the outlook for donor funding for bankable projects in anticipation of future donor round tables, and strengthen partnerships for effective implementation.