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. Integration matters in Africa. It affects what people can buy; the variety of what is on offer at the local market; how easily citizens move between countries; where individuals travel for leisure or for work; how cost-effective it is to keep in touch;where people choose to study or look for a job; how to transfer money to family or get start-up capital for a business.

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Topics: LABOR ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS) COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA (COMESA) EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY (EAC) INFRASTRUCTURE REGIONAL INTEGRATION FINANCIAL INTEGRATION

Agreements: SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY (SADC)

Regions: AFRICA EAST AFRICA SOUTHERN AFRICA WEST AFRICA

Authors: UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA

Publishing Institution: UNITED NATIONS - ECA

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