climate-aware, trade-driven, food security-enhancing
agro-processing for East Africa

In order to inform the current debate and clarify what is at stake, this briefing paper reviews how e-commerce has been dealt with so far in the WTO and its relevant committees.
This note focuses on the effective participation of developing countries including Least developed Countries (LDCs) in the Global Value Chains (GVCs).
Based on success stories from surveyed female agro-processors in East Africa, this briefing paper draws policy lessons for the more effective promotion of women entrepreneurship in agro-processing.
This briefing paper discusses merits of the CFTA and its potential to enhance economic development in Africa.
Analyzing a panel dataset of recent bilateral trade flow between 30 developed and 21 middle- to low-income countries, this econometric study analyses to what extent does internet and E-commerce adoption by developing countries boost their export performance.
This note focuses on the effective implementation of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). It will provide answers on the critical role of the Ad-hoc working group on the Paris Agreement (APA) and relevant actions to be taken by members.
This note presents an overview of the EAC and trade facilitation; and a focus on the EAC CTA value chain as well as the regional SWOT analysis which provides some recommendations.
This paper examines the views and reactions of the East African Community (EAC) stakeholders about the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement; whether the outcomes of the agreement met their expectations or not.
This briefing paper discusses the level of involvement and unique challenges women face in agro-processing sub-sector in the EAC region. In spite of high absorption of the female task force, agro-processing industries often engage women in low-paid tasks that demand low skills and training. The paper presents the status of self-employed female taskforce in the EAC and level of engagement as well as the unique barriers they face including limitations in decision making power, access to land, credit, and training; and household responsibilities that usurp them of time and energy. The paper forwards gender-sensitive policy actions to improve the involvement…
This note tries to gather all information related to climate agreements (Kyoto Protocol & Universal Paris Agreement)’ implementation action to be taken at national, regional and international level for EAC countries. EAC climate negotiators will be involved in the processes related to implementation of those agreements, as well as will be entitled to participate in a wide range of UNFCCC meetings and conferences organized by international and regional organizations. CUTS International, Geneva has compiled the agenda of UNFCCC events as well as major climate events organized by international and regional organizations.
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