Willemien Viljoen

Researcher, TRALAC

Willemien Viljoen holds a BComm Honours degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.  She has been a researcher at tralac since February 2009 with research interests in trade data and modelling, regional integration and international trade policy. She has been monitoring the recent developments of the climate change negotiations and researching the impact of climate change on the economic growth and development of African economies, focusing on the diffusion of climate-friendly goods and services through international trade, investment and aid for trade programmes.

Bridges news

4 June 2012
The environmental challenges faced by most African countries hold the potential to derail their current developmental path. Their economies are reliant on agriculture, tourism and fisheries as these are among the largest sources of employment, economic growth and exports on the African continent...
9 November 2011
The environmental challenges faced by most African countries hold the potential to derail their current developmental path. Their economies are reliant on agriculture, tourism and fisheries as these are among the largest sources of employment, economic growth and exports on the African continent...