Video Interview with J. Endres and F. Cronje: Trade trumps development aid in Africa

Mandela Cronje (Kopie)In many African countries improvements in good governance are accompanied by economic growth. However, increases in growth and trade are not equal to “development”, thus more efforts have to be directed to improve good governance and the efficiency of governments in Africa. Asked about policy recommendations on how the EU could support democracy in (South) Africa, there’s a clear message: The EU must step up its game and understand that facilitating trade trumps development aid.

Susan Schneider