The AfCFTA will cover a market of 1.2 billion people and a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of USD 2.5 trillion. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa estimates that the agreement will boost intra-African trade by 52 percent by 2022. What are the pros and cons of such an agreement? Who benefits - and who is left out? What are the regional and global implications?
In the panel:
Dr. Grieve Chelwa, economist and lecturer at the University of Cape Town
Andreas Moxnes, Professor of economics at the University of Oslo
Cathrine G. Jahnsen, founder Sustainable Partners. Previously worked with international trade in Virke. Board member NABA
The moderator will be Celina Jerman Bright-Taylor, leader for the Decent work group in The Norwegian Council for Africa
The event is free and open to all!