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Session 3.3: Agricultural trade

Chair : Adeleke Salami, Senior Research Economist, AfDB

Paper Presenters:

  • Intégration régionale et commerce agricole bilatéral en Afrique de l’Ouest
    Vigninou Gammadigbe, Université de Lomé, Togo
    Discussant : Adamon Ndungu Mukasa, AfDB
  • Effects of regional trade agreements on strategic agricultural trade in Africa and its implications to food security: Evidence from gravity model estimation
    Edris Hussein Seid, Fredu Nega Tegebu, The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute, Ethiopia
    Discussant : Shingirirai Mashura, University of Zimbabwe 
  • Food Safety Regulations and Export Responses of Developing Countries: Lessons from South Africa and Namibia’s Fresh and Frozen Fish Exports to European Union
    Shingirirai Mashura, Albert Makochekanwa, University of Zimbabwe
    Discussant: Edris Hussein Seid, The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute, Ethiopia
AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 3.3: Agricultural trade, 06 december 2016

“Our goal is clear: achieve food self-sufficiency for Africa in ten years, eliminate malnutrition and hunger and move Africa to the top of agricultural value chains.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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