Fact booklet: Unpacking Trade & Investment

Fact booklet: Unpacking Trade & Investment

Controlling the South: the case of East Africa | Written by Yash Tandon | Published by RLS Brussels Office | February 2017

This paper falls within the overall theme of mega-regional trade and investment agreements that have proliferated in recent years. It addresses the question of whether they are improving or worsening the condition of countries in the Global South. Read more …

Paper: An Analysis of the Rendezvous Clause in the EAC-EU-EPA

Paper: An Analysis of the Rendezvous Clause in the EAC-EU-EPA

Implications on Uganda’s and EAC’s economy and on people’s livelihoods | Written by SEATINI Uganda | March 2016

After 12 years of challenging negotiations, the EAC and EU concluded the Economic Partnership Agreements in October 2014. Nevertheless, critical issues contained in the so-called Rendezvous Clause of the Agreement are yet to be finalized by the two Parties. The analysis examines the rendezvous clause, likely implications on EAC’s economy and peoples’ livelihood and provides recommendations. Read more …