EU launches talks on new African trade pact

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|East Africa, Economic Partnership Agreement, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, Jutta Urpilainen, News|

The European Commission announced on Wednesday (2 October) the launch of negotiations with the five-nation Eastern and Southern African community on a new wide-ranging trade agreement.

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New man vows to restore Nigeria’s standing in Europe

By |september 30th, 2018|Economic Partnership Agreement, ECOWAS, Kingsley Moghalu, News, Nigeria|

Kingsley Moghalu is a confident man. He needs to be. The former UN official and deputy central bank governor turned politician will take on President Muhammudu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential elections next February, and the odds are stacked against him.

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Senegalese milk production trying to find its way

By |september 26th, 2018|Economic Partnership Agreement, milk, milk powder, News, Senegal|

In Senegal, the dairy sector is facing competition from cheap European exports - that makes its development much harder, EURACTIV France reports.

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Africa prepares to drive a hard trade bargain with EU

By |september 3rd, 2018|African Union, Economic Partnership Agreement, EU-Africa summit, EU-Africa trade, News, Post-Cotonou|

Increasing trade between the EU and the ACP (African-Caribbean-Pacific), particularly African countries, lay at the heart of the ambition of the Cotonou Agreement. That was supposed to be embodied by regional Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with ...

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How EU powdered milk threatens African production

By |marec 2nd, 2018|agriculture, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, dairy crisis, dairy products, development aid, Economic Partnership Agreement, European Parliament, milk crisis, milk quotas, News, West Africa|

The secondary effect of the common agricultural policy (CAP) on African agriculture is a source of concern for MEPs. In recent years exports of powdered milk have soared, threatening the African dairy sector. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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