Beru Lilako caught up with Elena Antoni, a sustainable trade, finance and investment consultant. She shared her expert views on trade and climate change.
For the AfCFTA to realize its aims and objectives of setting Africa on the path of shared socio-economic prosperity, the economy must run on an indigenous machinery of a home-grown medium of exchange.
Following the recently concluded Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) which took place in Cairo Egypt, our contributor Adebayo Abubakar caught up with one of the participants, Precious Di Phiri, a Malawian Entrepreneur with investment portfolios spanning organic foods and natural sustainable alternatives.
The increasing cost of capital in Africa, exceeding levels observed in other regions, the lack of reliable information and data which is essential for investors to make informed decisions, collectively represent major impediments to new investments in Africa and the continent’s appeal to foreign investors.
The adoption of cryptocurrencies holds significant potential in strengthening intra-African trade and fostering economic growth. However, crucial concerns on regulation must be duly addressed to unlock the immense economic opportunities and sustainable development across the continent.
In this interview, DevDispatch contributor, Oluwatobi Ojo speaks with Adebayo Adeleke, a supply chain analyst and Founder of Supply Chain Africa, to discuss the regional value chain and its effects on the African economy.
Entrepreneur, ecological organic agriculture practitioner and sustainability advocate Nandi Mkwanazi let DevDispatch Contributor Beru Lilako into her world to speak all things about climate change, food security and the AfCFTA. Nandi is also the Southern African Development Community chairperson of the Afrikan Youth Business Council.
Regional trade integration could become the vehicle for economies on the continent to transition to higher growth and job creation in a changing global environment. In particular, it can help to make countries more resilient to climate change and risks of geopolitical fragmentation.
This month, our blogger Beru Lilako interviewed Alastair Tempest, a digital trade and E-commerce expert who leads the Ecommerce Forum of Africa and its national chapter, the E-commerce Forum of South Africa. He shared his insights on the ongoing protocol negotiations, the opportunities and challenges of E-commerce integration, and the lessons that Africa can learn from the European Union in light of the African Union’s Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa (2020-30)