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ITC launches groundbreaking tool to track policies for women in trade

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Trade Centre has announced the launch of SheTrades Outlook, a digital tool that allows governments and others to track progress on gender equality in trade. It also tracks progress toward achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 to empower all women and girls. ITC launched the SheTrades Outlook at a side event of the Read More…

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AfCFTA, powerful tool for integration – ECA

Reading Time: 3 minutes Africa possesses a more powerful tool in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for accelerating regional and economic integration, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said. The Executive Secretary of the United Nations body, Ms Vera Songwe, stated this on Tuesday in a virtual panel discussion to mark the inaugural Africa Integration Read More…

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LADOL boss says local production is key to servicing trade in AfCFTA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) base, a logistics and engineering facility, says local production is key to servicing trade in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Jadesimi said in Lagos on Friday that the trade should not just be about importing from wealthy countries and distributing them Read More…