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Africa - AFCC2/RI-Great Lakes Trade Facilitation : P151083 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22663 JUN 28, 2016

Brenton,Paul

Confronting drought in Africa’s drylands : opportunities for enhancing resilience (English)

In response to a series of humanitarian crises, especially the drought-induced emergencies that occurred in the Horn of Africa in 2011 and the Sahel in 2012, national governments and the international development community have scaled up efforts to tackle the challenge of vulnerability in drylands through initiatives such as the global alliance for resilience (AGIR) - Sahel and West Africa and the global alliance for action for drought resilience and growth. ... See More +

Publication 105205 MAY 01, 2016

Agostini,Paola; Brenton,Paul; Carfagna, Federica; Conchedda, Giulia; De Haan,Cornelis; Del Ninno,Carlo; Dingel,Carl Christian; Ericksen, Polly; Fallavier,Pierre Yves; Gerber,Pierre Jean; Guo, Zhe; Ham,Frederic Francis Paul; Henninger,Norbert Eugen; Ickowicz, Alexandre; Koo, Jawoo; Manssouri, Mohamed; Mottet, Anne; Nash,John D.; Place,Frank M.; Ringler, Claudia; Syroka,Joanna; Toure,Ibra; Walker, Tom Disclosed

Political economy of regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is crucial for its further economic development and, more importantly, its structural transformation away from agriculture towards higher value-added activities, such as manufacturing and services. ... See More +

Working Paper 103324 FEB 01, 2016

Waterman,Kehinde Vivian Disclosed

Africa - AFCC2/RI-Great Lakes Trade Facilitation : P151083 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR21696 DEC 22, 2015

Brenton,Paul

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - AFCC2/RI-Great Lakes Trade Facilitation - P151083 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA12490 JUL 20, 2015

Brenton,Paul

The role of trade in ending poverty (Vol. 2) : Résumé analytique (French)

The expansion of international trade has been essential to development and reducing poverty but the relationship between economic growth, poverty reduction and trade is not a simple one. ... See More +

Publication 97607 JUN 30, 2015

Bartley Johns,Marcus; Brenton,Paul; Cali,Massimiliano; Hoppe,Mombert; Piermartini, Roberta Disclosed

The role of trade in ending poverty (English)

The expansion of international trade has been essential to development and reducing poverty but the relationship between economic growth, poverty reduction and trade is not a simple one. ... See More +

Publication 97607 JUN 25, 2015

Bartley Johns,Marcus; Brenton,Paul; Cali,Massimiliano; Hoppe,Mombert; Piermartini, Roberta Disclosed

Export diversification in Africa : the importance of good trade logistics (English)

Economic activity in many African countries remains highly concentrated and exports are often dominated by mineral resources or a few primary products. ... See More +

Working Paper 97402 JUN 15, 2015

Huria,Ankur; Brenton,Paul Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Great Lakes Trade Facilitation - P151083 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC11604 NOV 03, 2014

Brenton,Paul

Improving behavior at borders to promote trade formalization : the charter for cross-border traders (English)

Informal trade supports the livelihood of hundreds of thousands of households in Africa, reaches markets and clients that are underserved by formal channels, and contributes to regional food security. ... See More +

Brief 89473 JUL 01, 2014

Brenton, Paul; Dihel, Nora; Hoppe, Mombert; Soprano, Carmine Disclosed

Women and trade in Africa : realizing the potential (English)

Regional trade in Africa can play a vital role in diversifying economies and reducing dependence on the export of a few mineral products, in delivering food and energy security, in generating jobs for the increasing numbers of young people, and in alleviating poverty and promoting a shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 82520 JAN 01, 2013

Brenton, Paul; Gamberoni, Elisa; Sear, Catherine; Mora, Maria Elena Garcia; Roshan, Sabrina; Ndumbe, Louis Njie; Ityavyar, Susan D.; Baffes, John; Maratou-Kolias, Laura; Coste, Antoine; Dihel, Nora; Christian,, Michelle; Reis, Jose Guilherme; Bossuroy, Thomas; Campos, Francisco; Coville, Aidan; Goldstein, Markus; Roberts, Gareth; Sequeira, Sandra; Kweka, Josaphat; Haji, Mahjabeen Disclosed

Africa can help feed Africa : removing barriers to regional trade in food staples (English)

Africa is not achieving its potential in food trade. The growing demand for food in Africa is increasingly being met by imports from the global market. ... See More +

Brief 76219 NOV 01, 2012

Brenton, Paul Disclosed

Africa can help feed Africa : removing barriers to regional trade in food staples (English)

Africa's growing demand for food has been met increasingly by imports from the global market. This, coupled with rising global food prices, brings ever-mounting food import bills. ... See More +

Working Paper 73387 OCT 01, 2012

Brenton, Paul Disclosed

Pathways to African export sustainability (English)

This report provides tentative leads toward such policy prescriptions, based on an overview of the empirical evidence. Chapter one sets the stage by putting Africa's export-survival performance into perspective and proposing a framework that will guide the interpretation of empirical evidence throughout the report. ... See More +

Publication 70910 JUL 02, 2012

Brenton, Paul; Cadot, Olivier; Pierola, Martha Denisse Disclosed

Regional trade agreements in sub-Saharan Africa : supporting export diversification (English)

This note briefly discusses the recent export performance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and the impact of the global crisis on trade. It proceeds to argue that regional integration in SSA can play a critical role in allowing countries to exploit opportunities for export diversification both in regional and global markets. ... See More +

Brief 60116 MAR 01, 2011

Brenton, Paul; Dihel, Nora; Gillson, Ian; Hoppe, Mombert Disclosed

Risky business : poor women cross-border traders in the great lakes region of Africa (English)

There is enormous potential for international trade to drive economic growth and poverty reduction in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Much of the attention on eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been focused on the minerals sector, yet there is substantial scope to expand output of other sectors, especially agriculture, but also services. ... See More +

Brief 60112 JAN 01, 2011

Brenton, Paul; Bashinge Bucekuderhwa, Celestin; Hossein, Caroline; Nagaki, Shiho; Ntagoma, Jean Baptiste French Disclosed

Risky business : poor women cross-border traders in the great lakes region of Africa : Les femmes pauvres qui pratiquent le commerce transfrontalier dans la region des grands lacs de l'Afrique : des affaires a risque (French)

There is enormous potential for international trade to drive economic growth and poverty reduction in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Much of the attention on eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been focused on the minerals sector, yet there is substantial scope to expand output of other sectors, especially agriculture, but also services. ... See More +

Brief 60112 JAN 01, 2011

Brenton, Paul; Bashinge Bucekuderhwa, Celestin; Hossein, Caroline; Nagaki, Shiho; Ntagoma, Jean Baptiste English Disclosed

What explains the low survival rate of developing country export flows? (English)

Successful export growth and diversification require not only entry into new export products and markets but also the survival and growth of export flows. ... See More +

Journal Article 77650 OCT 01, 2010

Brenton, Paul; Saborowski, Christian; Uexkull, Erik von Disclosed

Carbon footprints and food systems : do current accounting methodologies disadvantage developing countries? (English)

Carbon accounting and labeling are new instruments of supply chain management and, in some cases, of regulation that may affect trade from developing counties. ... See More +

Publication 56798 SEP 21, 2010

Brenton, Paul; Edwards-Jones, Gareth; Friis Jensen, Michael Disclosed

Africa's trade in services and the opportunities and risks of economic partnership agreements (English)

Services matter for economic growth and development. In most non-oil producing sub-Saharan African countries, the services sector is now the largest part of the economy, and as countries develop, the importance of the services sector tends to rise further. ... See More +

Brief 60103 AUG 01, 2010

Brenton, Paul; Dihel, Nora; Hinkle, Larry; Strychacz, Nicholas French Disclosed

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Africa - AFCC2/RI-Great Lakes Trade Facilitation : P151083 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 ISR22663 Implementation Status and Results Report
Confronting drought in Africa’s drylands : opportunities for enhancing resilience (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105205 Publication
Political economy of regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103324 Working Paper
Africa - AFCC2/RI-Great Lakes Trade Facilitation : P151083 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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DEC 22, 2015 ISR21696 Implementation Status and Results Report
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - AFCC2/RI-Great Lakes Trade Facilitation - P151083 (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 ISDSA12490 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The role of trade in ending poverty (Vol. 2) : Résumé analytique (French)
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JUN 30, 2015 97607 Publication
The role of trade in ending poverty (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 97607 Publication
Export diversification in Africa : the importance of good trade logistics (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97402 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Great Lakes Trade Facilitation - P151083 (English)
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NOV 03, 2014 PIDC11604 Project Information Document
Improving behavior at borders to promote trade formalization : the charter for cross-border traders (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89473 Brief
Women and trade in Africa : realizing the potential (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 82520 Working Paper
Africa can help feed Africa : removing barriers to regional trade in food staples (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 76219 Brief
Africa can help feed Africa : removing barriers to regional trade in food staples (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 73387 Working Paper
Pathways to African export sustainability (English)
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JUL 02, 2012 70910 Publication
Regional trade agreements in sub-Saharan Africa : supporting export diversification (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 60116 Brief
Risky business : poor women cross-border traders in the great lakes region of Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 60112 Brief French
Risky business : poor women cross-border traders in the great lakes region of Africa : Les femmes pauvres qui pratiquent le commerce transfrontalier dans la region des grands lacs de l'Afrique : des affaires a risque (French)
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JAN 01, 2011 60112 Brief English
What explains the low survival rate of developing country export flows? (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 77650 Journal Article
Carbon footprints and food systems : do current accounting methodologies disadvantage developing countries? (English)
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SEP 21, 2010 56798 Publication
Africa's trade in services and the opportunities and risks of economic partnership agreements (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 60103 Brief French