Imminent continental free trade pact Africa’s only path to sustainable development: senior UNECA official

December 28, 2020 XinhuaNet 0 Comments

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement should be made to work as it is the continent’s only path to sustainable development, a senior United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) official said on Thursday.

The remarks were made by David Luke, coordinator of the ECA’s African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC), during a webinar on effective coverage of the AfCFTA.

“Let’s not underestimate the importance of this AfCFTA initiative,” Luke said, as he emphasized that “there’s no plan B; we have to make the AfCFTA work.” Read More.

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