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Workshop materials


Twenty-five researchers from 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa took part in the Virtual Institute (Vi) regional workshop on trade and gender analysis, held in Potchefstroom, South Africa, June 15-19.

Jointly organized with UNCTAD's Trade, Gender and Development Section (TGDS), the event was hosted by Vi South African affiliate member, the North-West University, and funded by the Government of Finland. 

Based on the second volume of the Vi teaching material on trade and gender, "Empirical analysis of the trade and gender links," the workshop aimed to equip African researchers with the knowledge needed to analyze the two-way relationship between trade and gender and ultimately produce gender-aware policy recommendations.

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