Vinaye Ancharaz

Independent consultant, Mauritius

Dr. Vinaye Ancharaz is an independent consultant based in Mauritius. He was previously a senior development economist at ICTSD and, before that, a principal research economist at the African Development Bank and a senior lecturer and WTO Chair-holder at the University of Mauritius.

Bridges news

23 September 2016
La ruée vers l’Afrique des économies émergentes et la réponse des partenaires traditionnels sont tout à l’avantage de l’Afrique. Comment le continent peut-il tirer parti de ses liens croissants avec le Sud pour dynamiser sa diversification industrielle et son développement économique ? L’Afrique a...
15 September 2016
The scramble for Africa by emerging economies, and the response by traditional partners, is all to Africa’s benefit. How can Africa leverage its growing ties with the South to boost industrial diversification and economic development? Africa has witnessed a major shift in its development relations...
11 November 2015
The offer of a comprehensive DFQF scheme for all LDCs requires more than political will on the part of the US. African countries that have long resisted the move need to be assured that their interests will be safeguarded while the protagonists must be willing to settle for a less-than-perfect deal...
9 May 2014
Une taxe à l’exportation est un droit appliqué sur des produits avant leur exportation. Les taxes à l’exportation sont utilisées pour des raisons diverses, notamment comme source de recettes gouvernementales, comme mécanisme de stabilisation des prix intérieurs, comme moyen d’assurer la sécurité...
4 July 2013
There is now a growing body of evidence suggesting that sub-Saharan Africa is among the regions of the world that is most exposed to the deleterious effects of climate change. Effects such as decreases in precipitation levels, increased frequency of extreme weather events, and shifting of rainy...
4 July 2013
A number of developments have made evaluation more urgent than ever before. First, donors are facing a tight budget situation at home, forcing them to reassess their external aid policy. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) data shows that both AfT flows and total aid...
18 April 2012
Other than welcoming Russia, Montenegro, Samoa and Vanuatu to the club and besides a few inconsequential decisions, the 8th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva last December ended in the same despair that has now become characteristic of the Doha Round. This paper examines the implications of a...
16 December 2009
Les questions liées au commerce et au changement climatique sont étroitement liées, en particulier pour le continent africain, dont les économies dépendent fortement de l'agriculture, un secteur particulièrement vulnérable au changement climatique. La preuve cumulative montre que l'Afrique...
15 December 2009
Trade and climate change issues are intricately linked, especially in Africa, whose economies rest on agriculture, a sector that is highly vulnerable to climate change. The cumulative evidence shows that sub-Saharan Africa will be the most affected region of the world. Climate change-induced events...