Monday, 09 August 2010

 

Communiqué from the 10th AGOA Civil Society Forum PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:14 Experts Policy Center

Communiqué from the 10th AGOA Civil Society Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 9, 2010 (AmericaDotGov) - The following communique was issued on by the U.S. Civil Society Coalition for African Trade and Investment following the Agoa Civil Society Forum 29-30 July 2010.


 

Secretary Clinton Addresses Ninth African Growth Forum PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:12 Diplomacy

Secretary Clinton Addresses Ninth African Growth Forum

By Charles W. Corey

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 9, 2010 (AmericaDotGov) - Africa is a continent on the rise and its story needs to be told: "Africa is open for business and ready to grow," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told the ninth annual U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Forum -- also known as the AGOA Forum.


 

Women Run Risks of Cross Border Trade PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:10 Women

Women Run Risks of Cross Border Trade

By Irene !hoaës

WINDHOEK, Namibia, August 9, 2010 (New Era) — Informal cross-border trade (ICBT) is estimated to make up about 30 to 40 percent of intra-Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade.


 

Improved Infrastructure and Markets Can Bolster Trade PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:07 News

Improved Infrastructure and Markets Can Bolster Trade

By Charles W. Corey

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 9, 2010 (AmericaDotGov) - Improved infrastructure, supply chains and the regional integration of markets in sub-Saharan Africa are of key importance to Africa's long-term economic growth and development, and the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) can help Africans prosper and play a larger role in international trade.


 

Agoa 2010 Forum Opens With Pledges to Improve Trade PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:05 News

Agoa 2010 Forum Opens With Pledges to Improve Trade

By Charles W. Corey

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 9, 2010 (AmericaDotGov) - The annual U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum -- better known as the AGOA Forum -- opened August 2 in Washington with U.S. and African officials pledging on the 10th anniversary of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to make the U.S. trade preference program work even better to stimulate economic growth and development on both sides of the Atlantic.


 

African Women Entrepreneurs Honored at Agoa Forum PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:03 Women

African Women Entrepreneurs Honored at Agoa Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 9, 2010 (AmericaDotGov) - The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) honored 34 African women entrepreneurs who were attending the ninth annual U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum -- better known as the AGOA Forum, named for the African Growth and Opportunity Act -- at a luncheon where they could interact with other business executives interested in expanding trade with Africa.


 

Malawi Tobacco Defies W H O Campaign PDF Print Email
Monday, 09 August 2010 12:59 News

Malawi Tobacco Defies W H O Campaign

MALAWI, August 9, 2010 - As the World Bank’s global campaign against tobacco rages on, Malawi is this year poised to register record revenues from its number one foreign exchange earner, tobacco.


 

 

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