Season 3 Ep.2 AfCFTA Prospects for UK Investors

The AfCFTA Podcast Collection

Share Show Notes "We invited Director of ODI's International Economic Development Group Dr Dirk Willem te Velde to share his insights on UK trade investment in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area ( AfCFTA) with our host Rumbidzai Venge. The discussion is centered on the ODI publication titled Africa’s economic integration and prospects for UK investors, which he co-authored. You can access the publication here We hope you enjoy this episode! Download
Season 3 Ep.2 AfCFTA Prospects for UK Investors
The AfCFTA Podcast Collection
Share Show Notes "We invited Director of ODI's International Economic Development Group Dr Dirk Willem te Velde to share his insights on UK trade investment in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area ( AfCFTA) with our host Rumbidzai Venge. The discussion is centered on the ODI publication titled Africa’s economic integration and prospects for UK investors, which he co-authored. You can access the publication here We hope you enjoy this episode! Download
Season 3 Ep.1 Success Conditions for AfCFTA Implementation
The AfCFTA Podcast Collection
Share Show Notes "In this episode, Cynthia Nyam from the DevDispatch hosts Trade Policy, Regional Integration and Digital Economy expert Beru Lilako, and Trade Law and Policy Advisor for GIZ Ethiopia and Djibouti, Biruh Gemeda Gage, to break down the report titled Conditions for Success in the Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement by AUDA-NEPAD. On Success Conditions for AfCFTA Implementation, they discuss:
  • Political Leadership
  • Tariffs under the AfCFTA
  • Harmonizing with RECs and the WTO
  • Monitoring and Measuring the AfCFTA for Successful Implementation.
You can access the full report here
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Season 2 Ep.1 Breaking down the AfCFTA Protocol on Trade in Goods for African SMEs
The AfCFTA Podcast Collection
Share Show Notes "On 1 January 2021, trading under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) took effect. The Protocol on the Trade in Goods is aimed at creating a liberalised single market for the free flow of goods within the African continent but SMEs have are struggling to understand what the Agreement means to them. In this episode, Ivan Ojakol, a legal consultant at LECTRAD-Africa (Uganda) and Juliet Aigbe, owner, creative head, T. V Chef, Bakery and Sugarcraft Coach at Cakeflair (Nigeria), breakdown  the Articles in the #AfCFTA's Protocol on Trade in Goods and discuss how each of them relates to African SMEs. Listen if you are an SME owner with questions about the AfCFTA's Protocol on Trade in Goods, how it affects you and how you can position yourself  to take advantage of the trade agreement. This episode was recorded on 13 March 2021.     Download