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[Pages 131-146]
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Introduction
I.  Background
    A.  The History of the ACP-EU Cooperation
        1.  Features of the Lomé Convention
        2.  The Need for Change: Pressures on Lomé
              a.  Lomé and the Banana Trade Regime
              b.  Historical, Political, and Structural Pressures on Lomé
II.  Discussion
    A.  The Cotonou Agreement: A General Overview
        1.  Structure of the Agreement
        2.  Objectives, Principles, and Elements of the Agreement
    B.  Lomé vs. Cotonou: A Comparison
        1.  The Trade Cooperation (Articles 36–54)
        2.  Aid Entitlements (Article 3, Annex IV)
        3.  Stronger Political Dialogue (Article 8)
        4.  Extending the Partnership to New Actors (Article 4)
III.  Analysis
    A.  Problems with the Cotonou Agreement
        1.  The Effects of the Agreement on the Small Island Economies of the Caribbean
              a.  Lomé and Bananas
              \\0142\\b.  Cotonou and Bananas
        2  The Effects of the EPAs on the Caribbean
    B.  Potential Cotonou Reforms
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