Thematic Areas

May 21, 2020

The Significance of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in the Attainment of SDGs

Introduction At the establishment of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in 1964, the international community recognized that: “Economic and social progress throughout […]
February 12, 2020

POLICYMAKERS IN A DILEMMA: Cocoa Production and Forest Conservation in West Africa

In West Africa, where two-thirds of the world’s cocoa is produced, there has been a great public concern of the impact of cocoa production on tropical […]
February 12, 2020

As D-Day approaches, is Africa really ready for the AfCFTA?

Africa heads into a historic year in which the long-awaited African Continental Free Trade Area  (AfCFTA) finally becomes a reality, with trading under the scheme scheduled to […]
November 25, 2019

African governments need to ratify the protocol on free movement of people

The Africa Centre for International Trade and Development (ACINTaD), has called on governments on the continent to sign and ratify the protocol on free movement of […]
October 21, 2019

Press Release: CAPACITY BUILDING – A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR A SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA)

The AfCFTA is expected to boost intra-African trade by 33% once full tariff liberalization is implemented, attracting additional intra-African investments and creating market opportunities to foster […]
July 23, 2019

Strong Institutions and infrastructure needed for implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area – ACINTAD

Africa Centre for International Trade and Development(ACINTaD) has called for the need for strong institutions and quality infrastructure to be put in place for successful implementation […]
July 12, 2019

Sensitize Ghanaians about the African Continental Free Trade Agreement – ACINTaD

The Africa Centre for International Trade and Development (ACINTaD) has called for sensitisation of Ghanaians on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)   Mr. Isaac […]
July 23, 2018

U.S. hints on possible Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Africa: Expanding the FTA World!

African and US officials, private sector representatives, and members of civil society organisations gathered last week, from July 9-12, 2018 in Washington for the 17th African Growth […]
June 7, 2018

The AfCFTA Objectives, Concerns and Opportunities

The AfCFTA Objectives, Concerns and Opportunities By Chikamso C Apeh According to the international economics, free trade agreement helps to improve the welfare of trade partners/member […]
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