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TMEA ’s role in Uganda
TradeMark East Africa Uganda works with key government ministries and agencies involved in regional integration, the private sector and civil society. A very successful project that supports the Ministry of East African Community Affairs (MEACA) to coordinate integration more effectively is already in place. New projects have been identified for implementation to promote maximum benefits from an East African integration process.

The country projects support key ministries and agencies to participate more effectively in EAC negotiation processes and implement decisions accordingly. Further, the projects support improvement of physical infrastructure and software at selected borders through establishment of one-stop border posts and upgrading of customs information technology (IT) systems for the Uganda Revenue Authority to ensure faster processing of trade documents.

Projects:

  • Construction of OSBP at Elegu/Nimule View
  • Implementation of Integrated Border Management (IBM) activities at Malaba Border Post View
  • Construction of OSBPs at Mirama Hills, Mutukula and Busia-part of the corridor plan/budget View
  • Quality Infrastructure Support Program (QUISP)
  • Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) improves efficiency of customs processing
    • ASYCUDA World Project
    • Authorised Economic Operator Project
    • Central Document Processing Centre Project
    • Electronic Cargo Tracking project
  • Implementation of the National Response Strategy for Elimination of NTBs Project View
  • Ministry of East African Community Affairs (MEACA) improves the strategic leadership and co-ordination of EA integration
  • MDAs increase implementation of EAC decisions, Common Market, Regional Integration Implementation View
  • Ugandan Government improves regulatory and tax environment for business through the Uganda Investment Climate Program
  • Private Sector Organisations (PSOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) ) improve and increase implementation of quality advocacy campaigns
  • Support PSOs to strengthen their participation in East Africa integration process
  • Support PSOs to develop evidence based research for elimination of NTBs View
  • Support CSOs to develop a framework for effective engagement on Regional Integration
  • Support CSOs to ensure citizen’s views are incorporated in the Regional Integration process
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