AGRF 2019. Launch of the Africa agriculture trade monitor report

  • 05th September 2019
  • by secretary
4 September 2019. Policy Symposium- Key Food Trade Policy and Regulatory Reforms that Encourage Evidence gathering and Sharing between Actors.

The session  exploring current initiatives including tools and mechanisms that are assisting countries in establishing functional systems that assist Governments in improving policy predictability and making informed and transparent policy decisions.

MODERATOR: Dr. Fadel Ndiame, Senior Advisor to the President, AGRA

SEQUENCE 1: Report Launch and Framing Remarks

  • Mr. Holger Kray, Head, Africa Agriculture Policy Unit, World Bank 
  • Dr. Ousmane Badiane, Africa Director, IFPRI 
  • Prof. Thomas Jayne, Co-Director, AAP, and Director, ReNAPRI 
  • Tony Blair, former UK Prime Minister

SEQUENCE 2: Keynote Remarks Rt. Hon. Tony Blair, Executive Chairman, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

SEQUENCE 3: High Level Panel Discussion on Options for Better Regional Food Trade

  • Hon. Alan Kyeremateng, Minister of Trade and Industry, Ghana 
  • Dr. Agnes Kalibata, President, AGRA 
  • H.E. Mr Sindiso Ngwenya, Former Secretary General, COMESA 
  • Mr. Harry Hagan, Senior Economic Adviser, Africa Division, DFID 
  • Mr. Mahesh Patel, Chairman, Export Trading Group 
  • Mr. Ken Ukaoha, Esq. Secretariat President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) 
  • Mr. Daniel Moore, Director, West Africa Regional Mission, USAID SEQUENCE 4: Closing Remarks and Moving to Action Hon. Christophe Bazivamo, Deputy Secretary General, EAC

This  Africa agriculture trade monitor report presents an examination of the recent trends, current status, and future outlook of African agricultural trade in global and regional markets.

Chapter 1 Introduction [Download]
Chapter 2 Africa’s global trade patterns [Download]
Chapter 3 Regional trade patterns across Africa [Download]
Chapter 4 Competitiveness of African agricultural exports [Download]
Chapter 5 Determinants of African agricultural exports [Download]
Chapter 6 Major developments affecting Africa’s trade performance: A summary of key literature [Download]
Chapter 7 The West African trade outlook: Business-as-usual compared with alternative options [Download]
Chapter 8 Summary and conclusions [Download]