Could the EU’s trade deal with Kenya strengthen the African Continental Free Trade Area?

Keijzer, Niels / Frederik Stender / Tim Vogel
External Publications (2024)

published on, 08.02.2024

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In December, the EU and Kenya signed a trade agreement featuring strong provisions on environmental, social and labour standards. Niels Keijzer, Frederik Stender and Tim Vogel write that as Kenya walks the fine line of compliance, the outcome could not only shape the country’s economic landscape but also have implications for Kenya’s role in the African Continental Free Trade Area.

About the authors

Keijzer, Niels

Social Science


Stender, Frederik



Vogel, Tim


Further experts

Berger, Axel

Political Science 

Brandi, Clara

Economy and Political Science 

Gitt, Florian


Olekseyuk, Zoryana