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KENYA SMALL SCALE FARMERS FORUM & ECONEWS AFRICA COURT CASE CHALLENGING THE KENYA-UNITED KINGDOM ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT The Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum, in partnership with ECONEWS Africa, have taken an extraordinary step to challenge the newly signed economic...

Kenya asked to review bilateral ties on YouTube

SEATINI and Econews Africa on May 26th 2019 at Hilton Hotel convenes a consultative and strategic task team meeting of key stakeholders including trade unionists; CSO working on issues of trade, investment, human rights and the environment; government officials from the Ministry of Foreign affairs, trade and investment; and members of the EAC Secretariat and EALA to:

  1. To raise awareness of key stakeholders on the expiry of the Kenya-France and Kenya-Switzerland BITs and the need to review the investment agreements.
  2. To identify the discuss areas for consideration in notifying the France and Switzerland governments of Kenya’s intent to renegotiation the Investment Treaties.
  3. To garner stakeholders’ positions on the renegotiation of the Kenya-France and Kenya-Switzerland BITs for a pro development country position.