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Chicken dumping duties slapped on 3 EU nations NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 16 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
South Africa has imposed anti-dumping duties against imports of chicken pieces from Germany, the Netherlands and the UK after domestic producers claimed the countries were breaching trade regulations. The International Trade Administration Commiss...
Kenya: EU in Sh1.2 Billion Food Research in Baringo NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 17 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
THE European Union will spend Sh1.2 billion to research on the indigenous crops and livestock in the Arid and Semi-Arid areas of Baringo county. This is aimed at increasing food production, said African EU coordinator in charge of agriculture Domin...
The June 2014 edition of "Commodity price dashboard" is now available NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 22 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
COMMODITY PRICE DASHBOARDNo 25 – June 2014 editionThis price dashboard provides a monthly summary of commodity price data for the most representative agricultural inputs, agricultural products and consumer food prices, at EU and world level.
Fiji's economic agreement with EU could come at disadvantage NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 22 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
A Pacific trade lobby group says Fiji will be disadvantaged by its newly ratified economic partnership agreement with the European Union. Fiji formally ratified the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement last week, seven years after its initial si...
Fiji's economic agreement with EU could come at disadvantage NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 22 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
A Pacific trade lobby group says Fiji will be disadvantaged by its newly ratified economic partnership agreement with the European Union. Fiji formally ratified the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement last week, seven years after its initial si...
South African lemons found with black spot NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 23 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
For the first time this year citrus black spot had been detected in South African fruit entering the EU, the Agriculture Department confirmed yesterday. It said it had notified the producer and withdrawn the production unit from further exports th...
German NGO says TTIP will undermine global food security NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The German aid organisation Brot für die Welt warns that a planned EU-US free trade agreement known as TTIP will undermine local support for smallholders in developing countries and exacerbate the global food crisis. EurActiv Germany reports.
Public and private sector institutional capacity building and strengthening PROJECT in puntland NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 20 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
On 23rd June, 2014, Oxfam and KAALO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources of Puntland launched a project that will focus on strengthening the Ministry’s capacity on marketing, support policy improvement on lic...
Ivory Coast launches project to support cotton sector NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 20 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Mamadou Coulibaly Sangafowa, Ivory Coast’s Minister of Agriculture launched a project to support cotton sector (SCP) in the country at a ceremony in Korhogo, located in the north-central region of Ivory Coast, last week, according to an offi...
Global solutions to save the world's oceans NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, will today underline the urgency of putting in place the right rules to protect the oceans at international level. Together with Trevor Manuel and José Maria Figueres of the G...
Cameroonian parliament authorises president to ratify EPA with EU NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 20 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
The Cameroonian State did not wait until the October 2014 deadline to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed in 2009 with the EU, which aims to gradually remove (over a period of 15 years) the customs barriers between the two entit...
Deep sea fisheries: the truth about French fishereis is revealed NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 20 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
France’s position on the reform of European deep-sea fishing regulations is even less justifiable in the light of this new information. On 2 July 2014, the French Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) released data on the activ...
Samoa to chair the Oceania 21 Leaders Summit 2015 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 21 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Following the Second Oceania Summit which took place in Noumea from 29 June – 2 July 2014, Samoa’s Deputy Prime Minister, Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo has been elected Chairman for the Third Oceania 21 Leaders’ Summit to be he...
French and German business organisations warn about the negative impact of the FTT NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Days, 21 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
French and German business organisations AFEP, BDI, Deutsches Aktieninstitut, MEDEF and Paris EUROPLACE, as well as representatives of major French and German non-financial companies, met on 24 June 2014 for a high-level dialogue on the impact of...
Italian PM to Visit Africa during EU Presidency NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Days ago
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi became the first Italian head of government to visit Mozambique on Saturday at the start of an Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi begins a three-day visit to Africa on Saturday that will take him to Mozambique,...
Dutch unfazed by SA’s cancelled trade treaty NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Days, 11 Minutes ago
SOUTH Africa’s unilateral cancellation of its bilateral investment treaty with the Netherlands, a major trade and investment partner, does not appear to have dampened the Dutch appetite for investment in the country. Representatives of 50 Du...
PNG, Europe eye more trade NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Days, 22 Minutes ago
Bilateral trade and exchange between Papua New Guinea and Europe is worth almost K100 million (US$40 million) annually and both governments are positively pursuing ongoing opportunities to expand this further. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill sa...
Sudan opposition forces call for EU support to restore peace and democracy NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Days, 29 Minutes ago
Sudan’s armed and political opposition forces have urged the European Union (EU) parliament to support their demands for a genuine comprehensive political solution to bring peace and restore democracy in the country. EU MP Marie Christine Ve...
ACP regions to give nominations for Secretariat's top-level posts NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Days, 53 Minutes ago
Following confirmation by the Council of Ministers last month that the Caribbean region will hold the post of Secretary General of the Brussels-based ACP Secretariat for the 2015-2020 period, the Committee of Ambassadors have designated which regi...
Merkel announces ambitious targets at Petersberg Climate Dialogue NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Days, 59 Minutes ago
For the first time since the Fukushima disaster, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing ambitious climate targets, and plans to promote climate-friendly strategies worldwide at the annual Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin. EurActiv Germany...