As part of the Institute’s work and its role as the Secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG TOP), we intend to bring people together, be this within a single community of practice or through a multidisciplinary set of experts to enrich the discussion and provide views from differing angles.

Trade Finance – AfDB Annual Meetings 2016

Saana Institute is proud to announce its collaboration with the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) during the AfDB Annual Meetings 2016. Join us on Thursday 26th May 2016 for the AfDB Annual Meetings Official Side-Event ‘Trade Finance – Fostering Regional Integration and South-South Cooperation’. The event will take place from 10.00am to 11:15am at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, Zambia.


Africa Trades Essay Competition 2015

23 December 2015

The Saana Institute, InterAnalysis Ltd. (TradeSift software), Centre for the Analysis of Regional Integration at Sussex (CARIS) at the University of Sussex and the Trade Law Centre (tralac) are happy to announce the winner of the 2015 Africa Trades Essay Competition.


Women and Trade – TDS Nairobi 2015

15 December 2015

Panel organised by the Saana Institute at the ICTSD Trade and Development Symposium 2015 alongside the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference.


Africa Integrates – TDS Nairobi 2015

14 December 2015

High-level plenary session organised by the Saana Institute at the ICTSD Trade and Development Symposium 2015 alongside the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference.


WTO 5th Global AfT Review

2 July 2015

The Saana Institute moderated high-level panel on the Aid for Trade Results Agenda: Lessons from Recent Evaluations and Impact Studies.


Trading Out of Poverty in East Africa – Making it Happen

11 February 2015

The Saana Institute partnered with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) to organise a seminar on trade, development and poverty reduction in East Africa at the House of Commons.


Women and Trade

10 September 2014

As part of the celebrations to mark the 50th Anniversary of the International Trade Centre (ITC), the Saana Institute partnered with All Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) to organise a seminar on the topic of trade and women’s economic empowerment.


TMEA Symposium on Regional Integration, Trade, Growth and Poverty

3-4 November 2014

The Saana Institute participated in TradeMark East Africa’s Symposium on Regional Integration, Trade, Growth and Poverty held in Nairobi, Kenya. The event included an update on the progress made by TMEA programmes and the outlook for the second phase of TMEA due to start in 2016.


Unlocking Trade in LDCs: Making sure African and Asian Economies Benefit from a New WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation

3-6 December 2013

In the run-up to the WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali, the Crown Agents Foundation and the Saana Institute partnered to bring together a distinguished group of key stakeholders to focus specifically on how LDCs can be most effectively supported to ensure they capture the gains from a possible new WTO trade facilitation agreement.