What to watch for at the Global Review of Aid for Trade

Devex Impact associate editor Adva Saldinger shares predictions and challenges ahead of the fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade, which kicks off Tuesday.

On Tuesday, world leaders will gather in Geneva, Switzerland, for the fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade.

This year’s event will focus on reducing trade costs for inclusive and sustainable growth and it’s no coincidence that it comes weeks before the third international Financing for Development conference.

Devex Impact did a series of video interviews in advance of the review to examine current challenges, potential solutions and preview what may unfold this week.

Watch the video above to find out what Arancha Gonzalez, executive director of the International Trade Center and Axel Addy, Liberia’s minister of commerce and industry had to say.

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    Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.