A policy dialogue has started on Monday in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa to give a certain roadmap to the strategies for successfully implementing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
The dialogue is co-organized by the African Union (AU) and the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA), a development platform for discussions and reflections. The policymakers and business leaders from pan-Africa and representatives of Regional Economic Communities on the continent commenced the two-day policy dialogue in Ethiopia as they are set to draw a map out how the rightfully implement the trade agreement and set the pace for Africa’s aspirations outlined in Agenda 2063.
Agenda 2063 is Africa’s blueprint for transmuting the overall Africa continent into the global powerhouse.
The AfCFTA was first signed by the African leaders on March 21, 2018 in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. 23 countries have since ratified the deal with up to 52 of the 55 AU member states signatories.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.