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Syllabus of the Subject

IGAD Economic Cooperation (Intergovernmental Authority on Development)

  1. Introduction to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
    1. History of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development
  2. Economic profile of the IGAD region (East Africa): Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda
  3. Challenges and opportunities in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development region
  4. Regional processes and alliances
  5. IGAD Partners Forum (IPF)
  6. IGAD Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-IGAD)
  7. Economic Cooperation and Social Development
    1. International Trade, Industry, and Tourism
    2. Transport and Communications
    3. ICT

Sample - Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD):
Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda)


The objectives of the subject “Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)” are the following:

  1. To understand the purposes and institutions of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  2. To assess the benefits for the member countries and the areas of cooperation (economic, social) of the IGAD
  3. To analyze the regional economic integration process and trade among the IGAD member states

African Students (Masters Foreign Trade)

The Subject “Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate in African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Master in Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Business in East Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish IGAD Autoridad Intergubernamental de Desarrollo Study Doctorate in International Business in French IGAD Autorité intergouvernementale pour le développement Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese IGAD Autoridade Intergovernamental para o Desenvolvimento.

Masters adapted to Eritrea, Masters, International Business Trade Eritrea, Ethiopia, Masters, International Business Trade Ethiopia, Kenya: Doctorate, Masters, Foreign Trade, Business Kenya, Somalia, Masters, International Business Trade Somalia, Sudan, Masters, International Business Trade Sudan, and Uganda, Masters, International Business Trade Uganda.

Credits of the Subject “Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)”: 1 ECTS Credits

African Economic Integration

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region extends over an area of 5.2 million km² comprising Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda.

  1. Eritrea was suspended in 2007 and readmitted in 2011

The population of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region is 200 million people (3% of the world's population); is the recipient of 40% of the entire global food aid.

The economic pillar of the IGAD region is agriculture, both livestock and crop production, that supplies the basis for food supplies and export earnings as well as employment by more 80% of the population.

  1. The industry contribution to the national economies is 15-20% on average
  2. The IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) member economies produce similar commodities, for this reason, the level of intra-state Foreign Trade remain low; markets are neither inter-dependent nor inter-linked
  3. Globalization trends on the World Economy pose both defiance and opportunities for the sustainable development of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development region

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will also take an active part in Africa, the Caribbean, Pacific and the EU negotiations together with the follow-up of implementation of the RSP/RIP for East Africa regional Organizations under the Africa-EU Partnership.

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) comprises countries with majorities of:

  1. Christians: Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda
  2. Muslims: Djibouti, Somalia, and Sudan
  3. Eritrea has the same proportion of Muslims than Christians

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) belongs to the East African Economic Area.

Trans-African Corridors in the IGAD region:

  1. Northern Corridor
  2. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
  3. Asia-Africa Corridor

Sample:
African Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, and Uganda)

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