The COMESA Secretariat will convene a meeting of the policy think tanks and private sector in the region to brief them on the frontier issues for research necessary to support regional integration. This follows the COMESA Council of Ministers directive issued during its 34th meeting held in Addis Ababa.
The Council observed that policy research can directly support regional integration by addressing practical challenges and directed COMESA to embrace the Triple Helix Concept of collaboration between the Government, private sector and academia in implementing the research programme. Read more. Source| COMESA