2 Mar Africa's Single Aviation Policy - Implications on Immigration Pt 1
About Three decades the concept of single aviation market was first proposed by the then 54-member African countries. Earlier this year 2018, during the first AU General Assembly in 2018, 23 African states, including South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, have launched a single aviation market in a bid to boost connectivity, reduce fares and stimulate economic growth on a continent widely considered the most expensive and inconvenient to fly around. This is one of the major moves towards achieving the ambitious Agenda 2064 which is tagged ‘The Africa We want’ The Africa We Want; A Shared Strategic Framework for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development. In its implementation, Agenda 2063 is leveraging on past and current initiatives which include: the Lagos Plan of Action, The Abuja Treaty, The Minimum Integration Programme, the Programme for Infrastructural Development in Africa (PIDA), the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP), The New partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Regional Plans and Programmes and National Plans. It is also built on national, regional, continental. On today’s show, we are discussing the Africa Single Aviation Market – Implication on Immigration/Travel Join us as we embark on this journey.