Hans-Peter Engler, Head of Trade Promotion, Economic Cooperation and Development in Switzerland and Margareta Drzenieck-Hanouz, Director of the Global Competitiveness Network for the World Economic Forum speak at the OECD Aid for Trade Policy Dialogue.
Ghulam Muhammed Quader, Minister of Commerce in Bangladesh, mentioned a programme that provided mobile technology & increased the market connectivity and income of 20,000 women. He also noted freedom of transit is essential to improve trade facilitation
Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue, brings up some possible misses in aid for trade programmes. How can we be more inclusive? Check out some relative statistics on the website here: http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?QueryId=7219.
Speaking at the 2013 Aid for Trade Policy Dialogue, Jacqueline Maleko - Ministry of Trade and Industry, Tanzania - says that current Aid for Trade initiatives are not doing enough to include the informal sector and as result many women are being...
Carlos Braga - Prof. International Political Economy, IMD - explores how to identify and prioritise trade-related binding constraints that the hinder the ability of Aid for Trade initiatives to improve development outcomes.
Francois Kanimba - Minister of Trade and Industry, Rwanda - explores how Aid for Trade initiatives have benefited Rwanda. Minister Kanimba outlines how ability to leverage the private sector is key to improving the impact of Aid for Trade.