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Challenges and opportunities for domesticating regional trade policies at the national level in COMESA/WAEMU

Africa remains the most fragmented continent in the world, with 54 countries and numerous border crossings. Therefore, regional integration in general and regional trade policies in particular are widely recognized as key drivers of Africa’s sustainable and inclusive economic growth, leading to the creation of Regional Economic Communities like the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)/West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). Moreover, several pan-African organizations…

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The counterfeit crisis in Africa markets: Implication for industrialization in Africa? ( 30 Jan- 13 Feb 2017)

Counterfeiting is defined as the fact of reproducing or imitating an object, an official document, a work or a commodity, or by indicating with the assumption that the thing is genuine or in violation of an intellectual property rights.  Counterfeiting is a scourge that affects almost all sectors of world trade and concerns all types of products: handbags and perfumes, car parts and chemical and pharmaceutical products, shoes, etc. Counterfeiting activities also produce "bad copies" that…

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In 2012, the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR), launched the Africa for Results initiative (AfriK4R) to support MfDR application in policies and strategies and strengthen the capacity to implement regional programs in Regional Economic Communities. On these terms, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) later joined the AfriK4R initiative to further strengthen their regional integration activities.

From 22 to 23 of September 2016, in Lilongwe, Malawi, AfCoP-COMESA-AfriK4R organized a forum to take stock of MfDR implementation in policies and strategies and discussed about successes, challenges and the way forward. The…

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From July 13-15, 2016, the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) organized the Third Africa for Results Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. The Forum focused on domestic resources mobilization. It seeks to further the results culture in Africa and contribute to the continent’s transformation agenda through knowledge sharing and dialogue on mainstreaming results-based management in support of key institutional reforms to enhance domestic resource mobilization required for achieving the desired development results.

The meeting involved decision makers, leaders, scholars and practitioners from public and private sectors as well as civil society organizations who are involved in development, DRM and MfDR. Specifically, the event brought together high level officials from revenue mobilization…

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The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is organizing its first free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on project management. The course will present project management international standards, concepts, and tools, as well as the “7 Steps PM4R” methodology developed by the IDB for development projects management. The course is being delivered in French and begins on September 6, 2016. It presents key project management concepts and tools that can be applied by any team when implementing projects.

The course includes case studies, presentations from certified and experienced Project Management Professionals (PMPs)®; discussion forums; and selected readings. The Inter-American…

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Christian Lambert Nguena, PhD replied to Christian Lambert Nguena, PhD's discussion Challenges and opportunities for domesticating regional trade policies at the national level in COMESA/WAEMU
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Victor Kitembo Idumba replied to Victor Kitembo Idumba's discussion The counterfeit crisis in Africa markets: Implication for industrialization in Africa? ( 30 Jan- 13 Feb 2017)
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Norbert Nziramasanga replied to Victor Kitembo Idumba's discussion The counterfeit crisis in Africa markets: Implication for industrialization in Africa? ( 30 Jan- 13 Feb 2017)
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Esther Mwikali Muia replied to Victor Kitembo Idumba's discussion The counterfeit crisis in Africa markets: Implication for industrialization in Africa? ( 30 Jan- 13 Feb 2017)
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