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June 26, 2014

Barriers to Rwandan trade tumble – Theo keeps on trucking

Theodore Murenzi’s truck ground to a halt in Rwanda. So did the business it was supposed to be doing, hauling stone and earth to feed the appetite for construction that is changing the face of East Africa. It needed brake linings, oil and fuel filters and new clutch plates to get back on the highway […]

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June 26, 2014

East Africa standards platform

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefEast Africa standards platform ImplementorEast African Business Council (EABC) Target GroupImporters and exporters, Manufacturers Project ValueUS$ 320,412 Implementation Period2012 - 2014 Download Project PDF Why this project?A political economy study by TMEA in 2006 found that policy-making in the EAC has failed [...]

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June 26, 2014

A Tanzanian Designed Scheme to Topple Trade Hurdles With Cell Phones up for World Trade “OSCAR”

Few parts of the world have pioneered the cell phone with such ingenuity as East Africa. You can pay bills with it, check crop weather with it and, when you’re not checking your bank balance, talk to your auntie in Kisangani or Kigali or Kericho. But now, for the first time in East Africa, the […]

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June 17, 2014

Kenya Association of Manufacturers: Tax and quality compliance costs

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefKenya Association of Manufacturers: Tax and quality compliance costs ImplementorKenya Association of Manufacturers Target GroupManufacturers Project ValueUS$ 725,004 Implementation Period2011 - 2013 Download Project PDF Why this project?The manufacturing sector contributes about 14% of GDP in Kenya and directly absorbs about 13% [...]

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June 14, 2014

SEATINI-Upgrading quality standards in agriculture for Uganda maize and sesame.

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefSEATINI-Upgrading quality standards in agriculture for Uganda maize and sesame. ImplementorSouthern and Eastern African Trade, Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Target GroupMaize and sesame farmers/producers Project ValueUS$ 300,000 Implementation Period2014 - 2017 Download Project PDF Why this project?Maize and sesame sub- sector [...]

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