Enhancing Investment in West Africa: The Role of Investment Instruments in Economic Partnership Agreement Negotiations

Authors

T. Ademola Oyejide
Abiodun S. Bankole
Olumuyiwa Alaba
Adeolu O. Adewuyi

Synopsis

The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the ECOWAS states of West Africa envisages cooperation between the two sides with the aim of enhancing investment and private sector development in the ECOWAS region. This study explores the options available to ECOWAS states for promoting, protecting and guaranteeing flows of domestic and foreign direct investment, in the context of the ACPEU Economic Partnership Agreements, so that development gains are realised in these economies.

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Published

1 April 2009

Online ISSN

2310-1385