Why quality is imperative to make a nation competitive, by EU Ambassador Michel Arrion
The European Development Fund (EDF) is the European Union (EU)’s main instrument for providing development aid to African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and to overseas countries and territories.
EU, NACCIMA seek greater economic integration in West Africa
The European Union (EU), and the National Association of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), have insisted that the imperative of economic integration in West African sub region cannot be over emphasised.
Some important clarifications about the Economic Partnership Agreement and EU trade policy
If Nigeria should sign, and then ratify the EPA, is clearly a matter for the Nigerian government and citizens to decide. However, to take such an important decision, Nigerian stakeholders deserve to be correctly informed first.
EU pledges €15m for regional projects
The European Union has concluded plans to finance the research, as well as technical support to the tune of €15 million, towards the construction of regional Highway network from Lagos to Abidjan.
EPA deal: The challenge of reciprocity between unequal trade partners
The October deadline for African countries to conclude their Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with the EU has once again raised agitations among Nigerian manufacturers and other West African countries who have remained divided over the path forward.