2014 Delhi Sustainable Development Summit: address by UNECA's Carlos Lopes
Date posted: 7 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Climate change
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African states seek new farmland deals without problems of past
Date posted: 7 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Land policy, Private sector
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Smallholders and inclusive growth in agricultural value chains
Date posted: 7 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Inclusive growth, Value chain
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Food prices fall for first time in three months – UN agency
Date posted: 6 February 2014
Agricultural trade
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Roberto Azevêdo's address to the Trade Negotiations Committee
Date posted: 6 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Least Developed Countries (LDC), Rules of Origin, Trade facilitation, World Trade Organisation (WTO)
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"Paternal" western firms can't solve Africa's farming problems, says Zambia
Date posted: 6 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Private sector, Zambia
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UN agricultural agency hails 'historic' new commitment to end hunger in Africa by 2025
Date posted: 6 February 2014
Agricultural trade
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African agriculture beckons Asian investments: Pawar
Date posted: 4 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), India
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Asia-Africa Agribusiness Forum: unlocking the food belts of Asia and Africa
Date posted: 2 February 2014
Agricultural trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), India, Trade facilitation, Value chain
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AU Summit: summary of decisions
Date posted: 1 February 2014
African Union, Agricultural trade, Intra-African trade, Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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Tanzania: Grand farming plan in motion
Date posted: 30 January 2014
Agricultural trade, Development corridor, Tanzania
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Agriculture in Africa: a new report from AU-Nepad
Date posted: 29 January 2014
African Union, Agricultural trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Intra-African trade, Nepad, Private sector, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Trade facilitation
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Africa urged to boost intra-trade
Date posted: 29 January 2014
Agricultural trade, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Intra-African trade, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Tripartite FTA
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Africa and India cultivate agricultural research ties
Date posted: 28 January 2014
Agricultural trade, Aid effectiveness, India
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Indians target Namibian agriculture
Date posted: 28 January 2014
Agricultural trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), India, Namibia
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Agricultural trade

Early Closure of TMSA Programme: The Secretary of State of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has decided to terminate its financial contribution to TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA), as announced on 4 December 2013. As DFID is the sole financier of the TMSA programme of support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, TMSA will officially be closed from 17 March 2014 instead of 31 October 2014. For more information about the TMSA closure, and for a summary of some of the more notable successes of the Tripartite achieved with TMSA support, please click here