[Podcast] COVID-19’s impact on food security in Africa

IEC’s experts, Paul Baker, Pablo Quiles and Veepin Bhowon, discuss food security, a potential food crisis and its economic impact in Africa.

Author: IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 17, 2020

Legal and Policy Implications of COVID-19-related Export Restrictions

This article explores the legal and policy matters on export-restrictive measures adopted to fight the coronavirus with the Law of the WTO.

Author: Pablo Quiles. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 12, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19: Reflections on the Transport and Logistics Sector

This article analyses the impact of the coronavirus on transport and logistics , while analysing the supply chain disruptions and the economic impact on exports.

Author: Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 7, 2020

Africa’s Response to COVID-19: Extreme Measures for Extreme Times

Governments in Africa and the global community must take bold measures to protect the economy, to counter the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Author: Nashreen EdooBaccus. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 4, 2020

Africa Impact Survey – Insights on businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19

Africa Impact Survey-impact of COVID-19 on businesses and trade and how it has impacted supply chains and finances and the challenges faced by businesses.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 30, 2020

Enquête Afrique – Observations sur la réaction et les perspectives des entreprises face au COVID-19

Enquête Afrique sur la pandémie du COVID-19 et ses répercussions économiques sur les chaines d'approvisionnement et les finances en Afrique.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 30, 2020

Will the AfCFTA offer Africa the best chance to mitigate the economic effect of COVID-19 (and future pandemics)?

The AfCFTA can help African governments to work together to show their commitment towards achieving regional integration for a single African market.

Author: Nashreen EdooBaccus. Theme: COVID-19, Economic Impact. Date: April 30, 2020

Implications of COVID-19 on India’s Economy and Trade

India’s economy will experience a drop in economic growth and suffer a disrupted supply chain, therefore affecting import and export markets.

Author: Paul Baker, Ria Roy. Theme: Trade in Goods. Date: April 29, 2020

An African Perspective on the ‘Great Lockdown’

Africa started the year with a projected 3.9% growth for 2020. It is now under threat of its first recession in 25 years as a result of the coronavirus.

Author: Nashreen EdooBaccus, Paul Baker. Theme: . Date: April 24, 2020

Economic Impact of Coronavirus on African Economies

The article analyses the effect of the coronavirus on the African economies, in particular, the mineral and natural resources industry.

Author: Loan Le, Nashreen EdooBaccus, Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 15, 2020