RITF encourages economic activity around the border, including for most informal traders
RITF helps firms in African countries connect to modern value chains and in particular global value chains
RITF has long-lasting effects through productivity of firms.
This paper summarises the impact and risks of RITF in terms of growth and poverty reduction as well as the poverty implications around three major findings namely:
Marie-Agnes Jouanjean and Dirk Willem te Velde