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Latest paper from Hanne Knaepen

Lessons from promoting market access for Beninese value chain actors to Nigerian markets

Hanne Knaepen | 19 February 2018

The ACMA programme aims to increase food security and enhance the incomes of smallholder farmers in the Republic of Benin by access to agricultural markets, particularly in Nigeria. Hanne Knaepen and Jeske van Setters present ways to develop sustainable and inclusive regional value chains and intra-regional trade for the benefit of all actors.

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Latest blog from Faten Aggad-Clerx

Do we expect too much from election observation missions?

Faten Aggad-Clerx | 26 February 2018

Could election observation missions have done more to prevent Kenya’s electoral crisis? ECDPM's Faten Aggad and Martin Ronceray outline four reasons why deploying election observation missions might still be wise.

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Latest blog from Alexei Jones

The Sustainable Development Goals, the EU and member states: Getting their act together and acting together

Alexei Jones | 19 February 2018

The EU was a driving force in the run-up to the 2030 Agenda, but is still reflecting on how to implement the Sustainable Development Goals at the European level. Alexei Jones argues that the EU and its member states need to step up their game and break silos if they want to show real leadership.

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Brexit and international cooperation

What does Brexit imply for the future of EU-UK relations? How will it impact development, trade and international cooperation between Europe and Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific? In this dossier, you can find our latest Brexit analyses and blogs.

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The Multiannual Financial Framework

In this dossier you can find our latest publications on the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework - the EU budget - ahead of the 2018 negotiations.

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The political economy dynamics of regional organisations in Africa

What blocks or drives regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play in this?
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The future of ACP-EU relations

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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