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Trade integration key to reduce poverty and support Africa's growth

Published on July 21, 2015

Africa continues to remain vastly unexplored, and making Africa’s most remote regions accessible for trade will not only promote prosperity in those regions, but also elevate the continent’s continued growth path, according to The Role of Trade in Ending Poverty report recently released by the World Bank Group and World Trade Organisation. 

It is important that leaders on the continent understand the role that international trade plays in development and poverty reduction in Africa. The value of trade is measured by the extent to which it delivers better livelihoods, measured through higher incomes, greater variety of choice and a more sustainable future, among others, the report indicates. Read more. Source | Newtimes