e-Course: Intergovernmental Authority on Development

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject): Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

  1. Introduction to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  2. History of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development
  3. IGAD region (East Africa): Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda
  4. Challenges and opportunities in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development region
  5. Regional processes and alliances
  6. IGAD Partners Forum (IPF)
  7. IGAD Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-IGAD)
  8. Economic Cooperation and Social Development
    1. International Trade, Industry, and Tourism
    2. Transport and Communications
    3. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

The objectives of the Online Course / Subject “Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)” are the following:

  1. To understand the purposes and institutions of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
  2. To assess the benefits for the member countries and areas of cooperation (economic, social)
  3. To analyse the regional economic integration process and trade among the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Business in Africa, Foreign Trade
  2. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Sub-Saharan Africa, Frontier Markets, Economic Relations,
  3. Course: Business in East Africa
  4. Bachelor of Science in Inter-African Business

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates)

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish IGAD Autoridad Intergubernamental de Desarrollo Study, Master in International Business in French IGAD Autorité intergouvernementale pour le développement Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese IGAD Autoridade Intergovernamental para o Desenvolvimento

Credits of the Course “Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)”: 0.1 ECTS Credits

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Description of the Online Course: IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development).

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region extends over an area of 5.2 million square kilometres comprising Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda.

  1. Eritrea was suspended in 2007 and readmitted in 2011.

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) comprises countries with majorities of:

  1. Christians: Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda
  2. Muslims: Djibouti, Somalia, and Sudan
  3. Eritrea has the same proportion of Muslims than Christians

The population of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region is 200 million people (3% of the world's people) and is the recipient of 40% of the entire global food aid.

The economic pillar of the IGAD region is the agriculture, both livestock and crop production that supplies the basis for food supplies and export earnings as well as employment by more 80% of the population.

  1. The contribution of industries to the national economies is 15-20% on average
  2. The IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) member economies produce similar commodities, for this reason, the level of the intra-state international trade remain low; the markets are neither inter-dependent nor inter-linked
  3. Globalisation trends on the World Economy pose both defiance and opportunities for the sustainable development of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development region

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will also take an active part in Africa, the Caribbean, Pacific and the European Union negotiations together with the follow-up of the implementation of the RSP/RIP for East Africa regional organisations under the Cotonou Agreement (European Union).

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) belongs to the East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD, Master)

Trans-African corridors in the IGAD region:

  1. Northern Corridor
  2. Lagos-Mombasa Corridor

African Northern Corridor (Course)

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