Disadvantage Of The Eu

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The European Union is known as a economic and political union that has 28 member states around the continent .The EU was established in the aftermath of World War 2. The idea behind the eu was that countries that trade with each other become economically interdependent and are less likely to get into conflict. What stared off as a purely economic union advanced into an organization covering policy areas, from climate, environment and health to external relations and security, justice and migration (Ayiekoh, 2016).
The Eu was known as the European economic community, under the its new name the eu is based on rule of law, everything which it partakes in is instituted on treaties, voluntarily and democratically agreed by its member states. The
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The EU’s (CAP) affords subsidies to EU farmers causing a competitive disadvantage for African farmers in the European market since 70% of Africans are involved in agriculture, the role played by agriculture within African economies could never be underestimated this is a particularly crucial part of the African economy. Regions with the highest dependence on agricultural exports include the West African Monetary Union which includes Benin, Burkina Faso , Guinea-Bissau, Niger to name a few and these countries account for an average of over two-thirds of total exports to the EU. The Eastern and South African region are also significant as it has the highest dependence on agricultural exports that are also covered by the CAP notably through sugar, fruit, vegetable and beef exports With Britain’s departure, Africa would lose a strong voice in the EU for its farmers and that could negatively impact the African economies as well hamper growth, development and sustainability al together . (Mayer,
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