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  • Advancing EAC Interests in Climate Change Negotiations: Linkages with Agriculture and Trade
    Advancing EAC Interests in Climate Change Negotiations: Linkages with Agriculture and Trade On request by East African climate negotiators, CUTS International in partnership with trapca organised this training workshop focusing on climate negotiations. Particular focus was on relevant trade and agriculture aspects in UNFCCC negotiations.
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  • Implementing Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change
    Implementing Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change Under the UNFCCC convention members are asked to communicate on their priorities, plans and required support to adapt to climate change. As a result of this, EAC member states have published different national documents including national communications (NC), intended nationally determined contributions (INDC), national adaptation plans of actions (NAPA) and…
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  • Time for Climate-aware, Trade-driven and Food Security-enhancing Agro-industry policies
    Time for Climate-aware, Trade-driven and Food Security-enhancing Agro-industry policies This regional meeting reviewed ongoing and upcoming policy efforts geared towards making agro-processing more climate-aware, trade-driven and food security enhancing in East Africa. Two years into the PACT EAC2 project, stakeholders in five countries are engaging policy makers through advocacy campaigns, whose lessons will soon be captured in research studies.…
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  • Interlinkages of Climate Change and Fisheries
    Interlinkages of Climate Change and Fisheries Fisheries is a critical issue for sustainable development of all EAC countries, whether having access to the ocean or relying on inland fishing. This meeting gathered East African negotiators at both UNFCCC and the WTO, who shared perspectives on the way forward for fisheries in both fora.
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  • Climate, Food, Trade Nexus with Agro-processing
    Climate, Food, Trade Nexus with Agro-processing At these national meetings, participants will reflect on how to ensure that climate change, food security and trade are considered in agro-industrial development policies. Debates informed five advocacy campaigns towards this goal, whose main messages will be captured in national research studies to start soon. Participants were also briefed on…
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Advocacy Now

  • Supporting Climate Adaptation: Any Role for the WTO?
    Supporting Climate Adaptation: Any Role for the WTO? Relevant and effective adaptation to climate change is a must for sustainable economic and social development of developing and Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Climate policies have been developed at national, regional and multilateral levels to tackle the challenges of climate adaptation. However, it is critical that trade policy-makers take coherent…
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  • Embodying the Brussels Forum on Women and Trade
    Embodying the Brussels Forum on Women and Trade Addressing the gender gaps in trade can go a long way in ensuring a long-term growth for Least Developed Countries (LDCs). This last decade saw a surge of efforts to address gender inequality faced by women, such as the 5th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), which aims to serve as a…
    Written on Thursday, 27 July 2017 13:47 Read more...
  • How Can the Buy Kenya, Build Kenya Strategy Boost Agro-Processing?
    How Can the Buy Kenya, Build Kenya Strategy Boost Agro-Processing? The government of Kenya has endeavoured to support producers, processors, traders and marketers in the agriculture sector to develop innovative and competitive products through value addition. While the recent “Buy Kenya, Build Kenya” initiative is expected to support this move, gaps remain in its strategy in areas such as reducing…
    Written on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 13:37 Read more...
  • Tackle Climate Challenges of Agriculture: Leveraging Technology Transfer at UNFCCC
    Tackle Climate Challenges of Agriculture: Leveraging Technology Transfer at UNFCCC African countries are particularly vulnerable to climate change. Their economic activity is mainly based on natural resources exploitation. As biodiversity and ecosystem can be disturbed by climate change, it hence has direct effects on agriculture. The Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) will be an opportunity to implement a climate-resilient agricultural system…
    Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 13:25 Read more...
  • A Climate-Smart Policy Framework For Tanzania’s Agro-Industry
    A Climate-Smart Policy Framework For Tanzania’s Agro-Industry In Tanzania, the many problems of poverty, low productivity, inadequate infrastructure, and poorly integrated markets, are exacerbated by an under-developed agro-industrial sector. Policies such as the agricultural marketing policy and the industrial development policy have been developed to support agro-processing development. However, they do not fully address the linkages existing…
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  • Burundi WTO discussion

    Feb 19, 2016 | 09:29 am

    We can discuss WTO issues here for Burundi

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    Feb 19, 2016 | 09:21 am

    Lets discuss SSM issues

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  • trade forum discussion

    Feb 19, 2016 | 04:43 am

    Let us discuss topics of MTS to support our delegates in Geneva. Best regards, Julien Grollier Programme Officer CUTS International, Geneva Tel: +41 22 7346080 Fax: +41 22 7343914 Email: j...@cuts.org Web: www.cuts-geneva.org Skype: cuts.grc [image: CUTS-Rlogo.jpg]

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