The African Continental Free Trade Area represents an ambitious undertaking that seeks to transform African and global commerce. Unprecedented in its scope, this massive free trade region champions global cooperation at a time when many nations are turning inward and questioning the merits of economic integration. Policy analyst Caroline Kende-Robb outlines the plan’s potential benefits for Africa as well as its possible pitfalls.
About the Author
Caroline Kende-Robb is a senior fellow at the African Center for Economic Transformation.