The Development Dimension or Disillusion?
The EU’s Development Policy Goals and the Economic Partnership Agreements
This note investigates the poverty reduction effects of EU Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with African-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) countries. It observes that all parties deem EPAs to be first and foremost development instruments. Their positions, however, differ greatly when assessing the ultimate impact of EPAs on poverty reduction. This note details their disagreements.
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