For many years now maize and all that surrounds the production and marketing of this commodity has been a subject of great debate. This debate may be attributed to the strategic nature of the crop on one hand as it borders more on food security concerns than the commodity’s potential to earn the...

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President Barrack Obama on 29th June 2015 signed into law the trade preferences extension ACT 2015 which extends the AGOA for 10 years. This legislation in retrospect also extends the generalized system of preferences (GSP) from 2013 to 2017. Under the GSP section there is a proposal for the...

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A Pan African CSO Conference  recently convened in Entebbe, Uganda in preparation for the Third International Financing for Development Conference which was scheduled for 13-16 July 2015. The conference brought together civil society organizations across Africa, experts in development finance and...

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