Programme overview

CTA at EDD2017

Programme overview: CTA at EDD2017

CTA is co-organising four events during this year’s European Development Days in Brussels. CTA Director Michael Hailu will be a part of the session Innovative agriculture for next generation farms: Sparking youth interest in technology-driven agriculture and achieving food security at this year’s European Development Days in Brussels.

Boosting investment for ACP inclusive trade and development: Harnessing investment opportunities to empower ACPs as the world’s next emerging economy 

Project S1
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 09:30 to 10:45

Boosting investment for African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) inclusive trade and development: Harnessing investment opportunities to empower ACPs as the world’s next emerging economy will be one of four events that CTA is co-organising in Brussels. This lab will present intra-ACP initiatives aimed at spurring investment opportunities to support trade expansion and sustainable development. This session is part of the theme on Sustainable Investment.

 

Youth in agribusiness: Promoting job creation in Africa

Debate D2
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:15

Young people need to make their voices heard in policy dialogues but more importantly to showcase their business successes. This is the aim of Youth in agribusiness: Promoting job creation in Africa, one of four events that CTA is co-organising during this year’s European Development Days in Brussels. This session is part of the Sustainable Investment theme.

 

Innovative agriculture for next generation farms: Sparking youth interest in technology-driven agriculture and achieving food security

Debate D7
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 18:00 to 19:30

CTA Director Michael Hailu will be a part of the session Innovative agriculture for next generation farms: Sparking youth interest in technology-driven agriculture and achieving food security at this year’s European Development Days in Brussels. This session is part of the theme on Partnering with the Private Sector.

 

Investing in women entrepreneurs: Enabling women’s economic participation for sustainable growth and rural development 

Debate D3
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:45 to 12:00

CTA will bring successful cases of women entering lucrative markets and expanding businesses to this year’s European Development Days in Brussels. Investing in women entrepreneurs: Enabling women’s economic participation for sustainable growth and rural development is one of four events that CTA is co-organising. This session is part of the theme on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment.

 

Promoting inclusive trade in Africa: Boosting cross border trade through simplified trade regimes

Debate D3
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 15:15 to 16:30

Supporting the realisation of Simplified Trade Regimes (STRs) is part of CTA’s activities in trade facilitation. Promoting inclusive trade in Africa: Boosting cross border trade through simplified trade regimes is part of the Sustainable Investment theme.