America First, Brexit and The Place of Africa

America First, Brexit and The Place of Africa

It was acknowledged of the need for African states to take advantage of International Trade Agreements such as the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA). Kenya hasn’t maximized on exploiting fully the benefits AGOA offers. It was established that Kenya needs to produce value chain analysis, and also establish a value chain for products such as cotton and honey.

Finally, it was underscored that Brexit will have an impact on education, especially universities that rely on Britain funding through the Department for International Development (DFID) for research. It was established that the impact of Brexit in other sectors hasn’t been measured and, therefore, it would be important for key stakeholders to actually determine this and consider proper judgment that will safeguard their interests.

Find the full report from the session here - https://cisaglobal.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/nipfo_rpt_snd_cpsd.pdf