Is Africa under a climate change siege? Can the region expand its trade under current conditions? Experts say yes to both questions, but, in addition to reducing barriers to new and existing trade, countries will have to use their ecosystems to protect the continent's productive sectors from the negative impact of climate change.
- Tuesday, 23 September 2014 13:03
- Richard Munang and Jesica Andrews
- Friday, 19 September 2014 16:20
- Nirit Ben-Ari and Kingsley Ighobor
The International Trade Centre (ITC), a subsidiary of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO), provides technical assistance on global trade to businesses in developing countries. Arancha González, the ITC's executive director, talks about the centre's activities and Africa's growing influence in the global marketplace.
- Friday, 19 September 2014 07:19
Egypt must strip back bureaucracy to attract investment in its planned second Suez canal and bring in new laws making it easier for companies to get licences and land, a legal firm linked to the project said.
- Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:55
Safi Energy Company has secured $2.6bn in financing to build a 1,386-megawatt coal-fired power plant in southern Morocco, state news agency MAP reported.
- Tuesday, 16 September 2014 09:31
Egypt has raised the $8.5 billion it needs to fund a project to expand the Suez Canal, the central bank governor told state television on Monday.