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EPAs and the development question:
Which way now?


Cosmas Ochieng

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

23 October 2006

Regional Round Table on Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) and Poverty Reduction.
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Presentation outline

  • Brief background on the EPAs, ACP-EU Relations and EU-RTAs Global Trends
  • The Development Question: Requires ‘innovation’ re: a) scope and design of EPAs and b) WTO rules on North-South RTAs
  • The legal and economic arguments:
  • Opportunities, challenges and threats
  • Options currently ‘on the table’
  • Be wary of the Draft Agreements (e.g. EU-ESA EPA): Promising Everything – Can they deliver all?
  • Conclusions and key recommendations




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