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Dr.Caiphas Chekwoti is the Head of Centre at Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (TRAPCA), he has been instrumental in providing advanced training in trade policy, tools for trade policy analysis, trade in services, intellectual property, regional integration and trade facilitation as part of the tailored and academic components of the MSc in international trade...
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Meet Tsotetsi Makong, Trade Facilitation Expert, Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa. Previously he was counsellor at the Lesotho Mission in Geneva and chair of WTO Committees on Trade Related Investment Measures and Import Licensing, Coordinator and Chief negotiator of G77 and China Geneva Chapter, expert level Coordinator and Chief Negotiator of the African Group on...
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Investor-State dispute settlement and developing countries Martha Getachew Bekele The inclusion of investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in international investment agreements may end up undermining public welfare, particularly in developing countries. From ‘regulatory chill’ to huge legal fees, ISDS shrinks the regulatory space of developing countries unless negotiators consider a range of options. This short...
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Zambia Association of Manufacturers – ZAM has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Florence Muleya to take over over from Chipego Zulu who is currently the Associations Vice President (South). Muleya previously worked as a Researcher and Manager at the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR), an institution committed to working towards...
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Introduction In a world characterized by unprecedented upheavals, current as well as potential pandemics, climate change crisis, attempts to rewrite the principles on which the international economic relations are premised, the role of trade as a cornerstone of economic self-determination of the African people in the African continent and diaspora cannot be overemphasized. As the...
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TRAPCA and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) successfully convened a webinar that attracted over 100 participants from various parts of the globe. The objective of  the webinar was to launch a book titled, ” Fostering Trade in Africa”. Moderated by trapca’s adjunct faculty member and former WTO Chief Economist, Prof. Patrick Low, contributors and editors of the book...
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On 28 November 2018, trapca in partnership with UNCTAD held a side event under the theme: ‘Unleashing Africa’s economic integration potential: The case of Trade Facilitation-led Reforms and capacity building under the AfCFTA’. The side event was graced by the following eminent panelist: focused on the following:  H.E. Erastus Mwencha, Former Deputy Chairperson of the...
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ESAMI-Trapca signs trade comm II EDF funding for Trade-related training and Research for sub-Saharan Africa ACP countrie
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On 13th December 2018, trapca joined a multitude of e-commerce patrons during UNCTAD’s Africa e-Commerce Week Conference. Taking part in a session titled, “Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and Human Rights trapca’s representative Mr. Tsotetsi Makong joined fellow panelists, namely, Prof. Attiya Waris, Associate Professor of Fiscal Law and Policy, University of Nairobi,...
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Trade policy Training Centre in Africa(TRAPCA)

Trapca House
Esami Road;
P.O Box 3030,
Arusha,Tanzania

 

+255 27 297 0077 / +255 737 063 640
info@trapca.org / admissions@trapca.org

Mon – Fri 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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