How to beat the lack of data on illicit outflows draining Africa of capital and tax
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent faces to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
COVID-19: A threat to food security in Africa
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
COVID-19 accelerates greater trade coordination in East Africa
Training positions East African trade facilitation committees to work more closely and in a coordinated fashion for smooth recovery of intra-regional trade after the pandemic.