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AEC 2013 - Concept Note


Regional integration has been the goal of African countries at least since the attainment of independence more than 50 years ago. Many arguments for speeding up the integration process have been advanced from many quarters since then—political leaders, economists in government and the private sector, and researchers in universities and thinktanks. It is generally agreed that integration would be politically and economically beneficial for Africa in the global economy.

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