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African Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

Syllabus of the Subject: Asia-Africa Growth Corridor:(Transport Course).

  1. Introduction to the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor
  2. The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor as an alternative of India and Japan to the New Silk Road led by China
  3. The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor: a key project of the Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  4. Main characteristics of the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor
  5. Asian member countries: Bangladesh, India, Iran, Japan, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand
  6. African member countries: Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Trans-African Corridors

The Subject “Asia-Africa Growth Corridorbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Logistics Courses: Transport in Africa, Road transport, Multimodal transport, Rail transport
  2. Courses Business in: India, East Africa, Southern Africa, ASEAN Markets, Central Eurasia
  3. Diploma: International Transport
  4. Masters: Transport in Africa, International Transport, Business in Asia, Business in Africa, International Economic Relations, Foreign Trade
  5. Doctorates: Global Logistics, African Business, Asian Business, World Trade

African Student, Online Master International Business

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in International Business  adapted to the countries of the African Asia-Africa Growth Corridor:

  1. Eastern African Students: Kenya Doctorates, Online Master Kenya, Mauritius, Master Doctorate Business Mauritius, Seychelles, Master Doctorate Business Seychelles, Tanzania, Master Doctorate Business Tanzania
  2. Southern African Students: Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambia, Zimbabwe, Master Doctorate Business Zimbabwe.

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Corridor de croissance Asie-Afrique Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Corredor Asia-África Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Corredor Ásia-África.

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Description of the Subject - Asia-Africa Growth Corridor.

The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor is an economic cooperation agreement between 10 Asian countries and 7 African countries, launched in 2017 by the governments of India and Japan.

  1. Asian member countries (10): Bangladesh, India, Iran, Japan, the Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand
  2. African member countries (7): Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, the Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor is the Indian and Japanese alternative to the Chinese New Silk Road (one belt, one route, Eurasian Land Transport Initiative).

Its main objective is the creation of an Afro-Indo-Asian Economic Area through:

  1. Development and cooperation projects
  2. Quality infrastructure (transport, corridors) and institutional connectivity
  3. Enhancement of skills and abilities
  4. Person-to-person (P2P) associations

The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor will facilitate and enhance economic growth by linking the economies of Asia and Africa by facilitating trade, development and improvement of ports, airports, corridors, industrial parks or telecommunications.

India channels its cooperation with Africa through the Africa-India Framework for Cooperation

  1. Mauritius is considered as the Indian gateway to Africa
  2. India is part of the Africa-BRICS Cooperation
  3. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor

Africa-India Forum Framework for Cooperation

Japan channels its cooperation with Africa through the Tokyo International Conference on African Development

New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (Master)

The Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP) is the framework for economic collaboration between the two regions.

The Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) plays a key role in the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor strategy.

Indian-Ocean Rim Association IORA (Master)

The IORA is made up of 20 countries from (not all of them are part of the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor):

  1. Asia: Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand
  2. Africa: the Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa, and Tanzania
  3. Middle East: Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

African countries members of the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC)

Main related African ports:

  1. Port of Mombasa
    1. Transport and Logistics in Kenya
  2. Ports of Madagascar
    1. Transport and logistics in Madagascar
  3. Port of Dar es-Salaam
    1. Transport and Logistics in Tanzania
  4. Transport and Logistics in Zambia
  5. Transport and Logistics in Zimbabwe

Port of Mombasa (Kenya, Course)

Trans-African Corridors

  1. Northern Corridor
  2. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  3. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
  4. North-South Corridor
  5. Central Corridor

Master/ Course: African Northern Corridor (Course Master)

Other African corridors related to the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor:

  1. Beira-Lobito Corridor (Angola)
  2. Lobito Corridor

African Regional Economic Communities related to the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement (Master Africa)

  1. East African Community (EAC): Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan
  2. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD): Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda
  3. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA): Burundi, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Djibouti, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  4. Southern African Development Community (SADC): Angola, Botswana, the Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, the Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  5. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement: all  the African countries of the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor are members of the tripartite agreement
  6. Nile Basin Initiative: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda
  7. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
  8. Indian Ocean Commission: the Comoros, the Reunion Island, Madagascar, Mauritius and the Seychelles.

East African Economic Integration (Master, Course)

Southern Africa Integration (Master, Doctorate)

Trade relations of the African countries of the corridor with the United States

  1. COMESA-United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
  2. East African Community-U.S. Agreement
  3. African Growth and Opportunity Act (U.S. AGOA)

Relations of the African countries of the corridor with the European Union

  1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
  2. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

Free Trade Agreements

  1. Almost all the African countries in the corridor have trade agreements with India
  2. Mauritius: India, Turkey, European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Pakistan
  3. India has a trade agreement with the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) (South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, and Namibia). Although none of these countries is a member of the corridor)

Main African Institutions

  1. African Union (AU)
  2. New Partnership for Africa (NEPAD)
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Main African cities to benefit from the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor:

  1. Kenya: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret
  2. Madagascar: Antananarivo, Toamasina, and Antsirabe
  3. Tanzania: Dodoma, Dar es-Salaam, Mwanza, and Arusha
  4. Zambia: Lusaka, Kitwe, and Chipata
  5. Zimbabwe: Harare and Bulawayo

Asian countries of the corridor

Asian regional economic communities related to the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

  1. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC): Bangladesh, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka
  2. Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC): Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand
  3. Asian Clearing Union (ACU): Bangladesh, India, Iran, Myanmar, Maldives and Sri Lanka
  4. South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC): Bangladesh, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka
  5. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO): Iran
  6. Organisation for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD): Iran and Mongolia
  7. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Japan, Singapore and Thailand
  8. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Myanmar, Singapore and Thailand
    1. ASEAN Economic Community
    2. ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA)
    3. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT): Thailand
    4. Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS): Myanmar y  Thailand
  9. Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS): Myanmar and Thailand

South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (Master)

Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Master

Asian Free Trade Agreements related to the countries of the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC)

  1. Free Trade Agreements of India: Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore, Mauritius, Maldives, ASEAN
  2. Free Trade Agreements of Bangladesh: India, Sri Lanka
  3. Economic Association Agreements of Japan: Singapore, ASEAN
  4. Free Trade Agreements of Myanmar: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
  5. Free Trade Agreements of Singapore: India, Japan
  6. Free Trade Agreements of Sri Lanka: India, Bangladesh
  7. Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP): Singapore and Japan
  8. Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA): Bangladesh, India, Mongolia and Sri Lanka
  9. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)

Main Asian institutions related to the corridor

  1. Asian Development Bank
  2. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
  3. Boao Forum for Asia
  4. Colombo Plan
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)

Main Islamic institutions related to the corridor

  1. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  2. Islamic Development Bank

The main religions of the region of the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor are:

  1. Christianity
  2. Islam
  3. Hinduism
  4. Buddhism

The Asia-Africa Growth Corridor belongs to:

  1. Southern African Economic Area
  2. East African Economic Area
  3. Hindu Economic Area
  4. Buddhist Economic Area
  5. Central Eurasian Economic Area

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