Search Results for: advocacy

June 27, 2019

Advocacy Overview

Advocacy The Public-Private Sector Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment Programme mainstreams advocacy throughout TMEA’s project clusters, i.e. in transport and logistics, trade facilitation, customs and tax, standards, NTBs and export capability. The programme’s core objective is to enhance private sector organisations’ (PSO) capacity to proactively and positively influence policy reforms, to accelerate dispute resolution [...]

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May 14, 2019

Advocacy

Overview Strategy 2 Results Framework Projects Strategy 1 Evaluated Projects Impact Stories Impact Stories Contact brief Advocacy Context & Overview. The Public-Private Sector Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment Programme mainstreams advocacy throughout TMEA’s project clusters, i.e. in transport and logistics, trade facilitation, customs and tax, standards, NTBs and export capability. The programme’s core objective [...]

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April 10, 2019

EABC, ITC partner in advocacy of export competitiveness

EAST African Business Council (EABC) has partnered with the International Trade Centre (ITC) to enhance capacity in advocacy for removal of trade barriers and enhancement of export competitiveness. Under the four-year European Union (EU)- EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP), the new partnership will support the EABC to improve the capacity of the private sector […]

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March 19, 2019

Logistics and Advocacy

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefLogistics and Advocacy ImplementorTanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF). Target GroupLogistic sector group Project ValueUS$ 671,000 Implementation Period2011 - 2018 Download Project PDF Why this project?Logistics costs limit the competitive participation of a country in trade since the delivered costs of imports are [...]

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April 5, 2017

Advocacy and Monitoring of NTBs

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefAdvocacy and Monitoring of NTBs ImplementorTanzania Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture - TCCIA Target GroupPublic and Private Sector group Project ValueUS$ 332,000 Implementation Period2011 - 2017 Download Project PDF Why this project?NTBs account for a significant proportion of the high transportation [...]

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August 6, 2015

National Workshop on Advocacy for Competition Reforms in Uganda

Present evidence based advocacy to deliberate on the state of play of competition policy and law reforms in Uganda. The workshop will also sensitise and create awareness amongst state and non-state actors to influence the implementation of the competition policy and to create effective competition regions in the EAC that will in the long term […]

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November 13, 2019

Equip Kenyan youth, women for opportunities in expanded Africa

While attending the 23rd Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) meeting as a private sector and youth participant, one topic that inspired me was “Faster implementation of AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) for job creation for the youth”. The theme of the meeting organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa […]

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November 11, 2019

AfCFTA a stepping stone for huge investments in Africa – Songwe

Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), on Tuesday last week opened the 23rd meeting of the intergovernmental committee of senior officials and experts from 14 eastern African countries in Asmara, Eritrea insisting on the importance of increasing regional trade and implementing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Leveraging […]

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October 17, 2019

Caroline and Juliana: Empowered Women Entrepreneurs Paying It Forward

Many years ago, Juliana Mtenga worked as a simple tailor in Tanzania's city of Dodoma. She earned a small income, which she didn't mind because she considered her real full time job as that of taking care of her children and the house. As any caring mother, Juliana was concerned about her children’s nutrition – more so for [...]

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