Call for Papers and Innovations

Call for Papers 2021

This call seeks papers that explore ways in which COMESA can revamp its trading and doing business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Relevant case studies on any of the sub-thematic areas will be considered for presentation at the 8th COMESA Annual Research Forum.

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2021 Call for Innovations to be Exhibited and Presented at the Eight COMESA Annual Research Forum

The COMESA Innovation Awards was launched in 2013 to celebrate the Africa Union 50th Anniversary. The Awards are aimed at recognizing and celebrating individuals and institutions that have used science, technology and innovation to advance the regional integration agenda. The inaugural Innovation Awards were successfully given at the 17th Summit of the COMESA Heads of States and Government held in February 2014 in Kinshasa DR. Congo and the second was given at the 18th Summit in March 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

This year COMESA has advertised for call of papers under the theme; “RETHINKING TRADE AND DOING BUSINESS IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC”. The selected papers will be presented at the Eighth COMESA Annual Research scheduled for August 2021.

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