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  • PaperThe impact of COVID-19 on remittances for development in Africa
  • BlogTesting the relationship: China’s ‘Corona diplomacy’ in Africa
  • Document de réflexionEncadrer à nouveau l’artisanat minier au Burkina Faso : vers une approche contextualisée
  • BlogEight ways the European Investment Bank can help tackle climate change in Africa

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Latest blog from Nadia Ashraf

To circularity and beyond: A comprehensive EU strategy for textiles

Nadia Ashraf | 27 April 2020

In its new circular economy action plan, the European Commission proposes to develop a comprehensive strategy for textiles. According to Jeske van Seters and Nadia Ashraf, this offers a great opportunity to move away from the prevailing linear ‘take-make-dispose’ approaches towards greater environmental and social sustainability.

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Latest paper from Bruce Byiers

Rewiring support to African continental and regional organisations

Bruce Byiers | 24 April 2020

Bruce Byiers, Alfonso Medinilla and Jan Vanheukelom take a look at regional integration processes on the African continent – and the need for external actors to adaptively engage with these dynamics.

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Latest blog from Amanda Bisong

The new EU visa code and what it means for African countries

Amanda Bisong | 6 April 2020

Before the COVID-19 outbreak led to travel bans across the world, the EU’s new visa code with third countries came into effect. Yet, it is still unclear to African policymakers how these changes will be implemented by EU member states and how they will affect migration cooperation.

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Climate change

In this dossier we share our work on climate change and Europe-Africa cooperation. We look at climate from various angles, including the UNFCCC negotiations, cooperation on agriculture and sustainable food systems, gender, migration and finance.

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The Multiannual Financial Framework

In this dossier you can find our latest publications on the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework – the next long-term EU budget.

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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 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? Find out more.

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