10 results about SOUTHERN AFRICA


European parliament approves trade deal with southern African countries

September 23, 2016

Members of the European parliament (MEPs) have approved, on 14 September 2016, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and six member states of the Southern African Development Comm... READ MORE


EU signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Southern African countries

June 10, 2016

The European Union and six countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) today signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the first of its kind between the EU and an African regi... READ MORE


African Regional Integration Index Report 2016

May 5, 2016

Regional integration is a development priority for Africa. All Africans, not just policy makers and decision makers, have a role to play in making integration a reality for the continent. Integrati... READ MORE


CFTA negotiators establish their launch pad

February 29, 2016

The first meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) laid the groundwork for upcoming substantive negotiations on Africa’s largest free trade area. Negotiators are... READ MORE


Africa Launches Largest Trading Block With 620 Million Consumers

February 22, 2016

More than 1,500 public and private business delegates and state leaders agreed on 20-21 February to mobilise massive investments for the implementation of Africa's largest trading bloc which was creat... READ MORE


Tanzania's Seaports and Transport Corridors as Development Opportunity for East and Southern Africa

July 1, 2014

Favorable economic growth prospects for the East and Southern Africa region will result in increased trade flows. This puts significant pressure on Tanzania’s port and transport infrastructur... READ MORE


Intra-sAdc cross-border investments

September 1, 2013

Cross-Border Investment (CBI) refers to all capital flows, both private and public, between countries i.e. investment across the geographical borders of countries. Intra-regional CBI is therefore r... READ MORE


Intra-Regional Trade in Southern Africa: Structure, Performance and Challenges

June 1, 2013

Have regional trading agreements (RTAs) boosted intra-regional trade in southern Africa? How has the direction and composition of intra-regional trade in southern Africa changed during the three de... READ MORE


Developing Economic Corridors in Africa: Rationale for the Participation of the African Development Bank

April 1, 2013

The purpose of this Brief is to provide the rationale for transforming Africa’s potential regional transport corridors into economic corridors and to discuss the role of the African Developme... READ MORE


Informal Cross Border Trade in Africa: Implications and Policy Recommendations

November 1, 2012

Despite being a source of income to about 43 percent of Africa’s population, informal cross border trade (ICBT) is generally regarded as illegal commercialization of cross border activities.... READ MORE