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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Chris Stevens
Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens

Senior Research Associate, International Economic Development Group
Christopher Stevens' research focuses on the impact of Northern policies on the South, particulary those relating directly or indirectly to trade. Recent research and advice have covered changes to EU trade policy (such as on EPAs and rules of origin) and agriculture policy, the WTO Doha Round, as well as the international dimension of agricultural development and food security.

Strengthening the trade negotiation capacity of the Solomon Islands

Projects - April 2013 to January 2014
This project will allow the Solomon Islands to effectively participate in regional and international trade. It will address and remedy the constraints currently faced by the Solomon Islands, relating to a lack of capacity and technical skills, the lack of a trade policy and negotiation framework, the lack of coordination between ministries on trade policy.

The trade Chapter of the European Union Association Agreement with Central America

Publication - Research reports and studies - 27 March 2012
Steve Woolcock; Jodie Keane; Christopher Stevens; Lorand Bartels
This report reviews the trade chapter of the EU Central America Association Agreement, an example of the successful completion of a region-to-region agreement and therefore in line with the EU’s aim of promoting regional integration in other regions through trade and association agreements.

GSP graduation: will it reduce poverty?

Publication - Briefing papers - 21 October 2011
Christopher Stevens, Kate Bird, Jodie Keane, Jane Kenna, Dirk Willem te Velde and Kate Higgins
Europe is reviewing the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), its broadest-based trade policy to support developing country exports. This Project Briefing summarises ODI research, including case studies on Bangladesh, China, India, Kenya, Madagascar and Viet Nam, to identify the potential impact of proposals on key exports.