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International Economic Development Group

Promoting economic development through high quality innovative research, policy advice and communications in areas relevant to contemporary policy debates.
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What we do

Promoting economic development through high quality innovative research, policy advice and communications in areas relevant to contemporary policy debates.

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Africa faces growing climate impacts while its trade is affected by green trade measures. Join us for a thought-provoking event exploring Africa's green trade opportunities and the policy insights needed to align trade with climate action. As COP28 takes place in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December, this event comes at a critical time when trade is in the spotlight as a key contributor to global climate goals.

Supporting Investment and Trade in Africa (SITA)

The Supporting Investment and Trade in Africa (SITA) programme contributes to development goals of African economies and the UK’s efforts to support trade, investment and development on the continent.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade out of Poverty

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) is a cross-party group of Members of Parliament and Peers who share a common interest in helping developing countries achieve inclusive growth and prosperity through sustainable trade and investment.

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  1. CGF-ODI Conference 2023 | Session IV – AfCFTA: Like Never Before


  2. The African Climate Summit: securing new trade and investment opportunities

  3. Carbon markets – strengthening the links between climate finance and trade policy

  4. Building a Single Customs Territory: a toolkit


  5. Building one-stop border posts: a toolkit


  6. Securing economic development in a climate-changed world

  7. Air Miles 2.0? How to ensure Africa is not penalised by net-zero policy spillovers

  8. The Nairobi Declaration must leverage South-South trade, investment and know-how to address the climate emergency

  9. The prospects for development in a climate-changed world: anticipating cross-border effects of climate change and climate action

    Emerging analysis

  10. Bridgetown or bust – why Barbadian PM Mia Mottley’s agenda for reform of the global economic governance is essential for Africa’s prosperity

  11. China and global development: eight things to read in August 2023

  12. ODI at the WTO Public Forum 2023

  13. Kicking away the ladder or building new scaffolding? Green trade measures and their development implications – a focus on the textiles and clothing global value chain


  14. Partnerships for sustainable industrialisation in Africa: lessons from the operationalisation of the AfCFTA in Least Developed Countries


  15. One-stop border posts (OSBPs): an assessment of the economic and social impact

    Research reports

  16. SITA Newsletter - July 2023

  17. Nexus assessment of Indonesia’s energy sector: Does the electricity sector deliver for the economy, environment and society?

    Working papers

  18. One-stop border posts in East Africa: impact on transport costs and issues for further analysis

    Research reports

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