Making policies work

Selected highlights

  • PaperAn exploratory analysis of measures to make trade facilitation work for inclusive regional agro-food value chains in West Africa
  • ReportECDPM Annual Report 2016
  • PaperThe impact of Economic Partnership Agreements on the development of African value chains
  • VideoGerald Abila shares his story - How BarefootLaw brings access to justice to the people of Uganda

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Latest blog from Noemi Cascone

G20 in Hamburg and the migration agenda: How changing US policies are affecting global discussions

Noemi Cascone | 6 July 2017

Ahead of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, ECDPM's Noemi Cascone and Anna Knoll explore how changing US policies are affecting global discussions on migration.

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Latest blog from Geert Laporte

Time to move to an interest-driven Africa-EU political partnership (part two)

Geert Laporte | 26 June 2017

In a follow-up to last week’s blog, Geert Laporte proposes eight measures for Europe and Africa to build the strong partnership that everyone seems to want. But is everyone willing to support the tough decisions that these measures would entail?

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Latest blog from Tasnim Abderrahim

Tunisia’s decentralisation process at a crossroads

Tasnim Abderrahim | 24 May 2017

Without a new decentralising framework, elections for new local councils in Tunisia will not make them more responsive to local concerns. In this blog, originally published by Carnegie, Tasnim Abderrahim explains why.

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Dossier: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 3 March 2017

The 2017 edition or our Challenges Paper explores some of the political challenges for the year 2017, adopting issues of financing for development and EU-Africa cooperation as a guideline, and exploring ways to match means to emerging priorities.

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Dossier: The future of ACP-EU relations post-2020

Last updated 29 June 2017

Discussions about the future of the ACP-EU relationship are currently in full swing. To learn more, have a look at our dossier collecting all ECDPM work on ACP-EU relations.

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Dossier: The changing relations between Europe and North Africa

Last updated 27 June 2017

The wave of revolutionary Arab Spring events had and still have a big effect on the relations between Europe and North Africa. To learn more, have a look at our dossier on the two regions.

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Dossier: The political economy of regional integration in Africa

Last updated 18 November 2016

What are the drivers and constraints to regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play? Find out more in our dossier.

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