Can a U.S.-Kenya Free Trade Deal Beat the Deadlines?

The Trump administration and Kenyan government have launched negotiations for a trade agreement that could be the most significant development in U.S-Africa trade relations since the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) passed Congress in 2000. But there are several issues that have to be addressed. A further complication is the timeline, with the approaching  Presidential election in the United States this year and Kenya in 2022. Writing for The Conversation, Elijah N. Munyi outlines what Kenya must do to negotiate an equitable agreement.

President Donald J. Trump and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta walk along the Colonnade Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at the White Hous.


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