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June 28, 2019

Women join fight against illegal trade at Kenya-Uganda border

Officials of the cross-border women traders sacco speak in Busia on June 26, 2019. They appealed for sensitisation of women on cross-border trade to avert the use of ungazetted routes. PHOTO | GAITANO PESSA | NATION MEDIA GROUP IN SUMMARY They hope to tame smuggling of banned or fake goods and raise avenues to collect […]

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June 18, 2019

Talking about African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) + Women and Youth

On June 18-19, we are taking part in the European Development Days, Tours and Taxis, Brussels. Visit our stand at the global village to interact with the Digital trade-transport Corridor in East Africa. Pass by and play a game to test how fast it takes to cross an East African One Stop Border Post, compared […]

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June 6, 2019

Women in Cross Border Trade- Improving the business environment

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefWomen in Cross Border Trade- Improving the business environment ImplementorWomen ‘associations and cooperatives, technical consultants, Governors of various provinces within the Greater Imbo region, relevant Government Ministries Target GroupWomen in cross border trade Project ValueUS$ 500,000 Implementation Period2018-2020 Download Project PDF Why [...]

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May 27, 2019

Rwanda Private Sector Federation Receives US$2.26 Million To Support Women Entrepreneur

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and Rwanda’s trade body, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) announced a new public private sector dialogue (PPD) for trade and investment programme and support to women entrepreneur’s programme. TMEA will fund both programmes with US$2.26 Million over a period of four years. The two organisations made the announcement during the signing […]

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May 20, 2019

The SMS reporting system impacting informal traders, including women

Africa is at the centre of a mobile technology revolution which is already benefiting traditionally disadvantaged groups. According to interviews, SMS appears to be the most preferred means for informal traders to report NTBs. Although there exists online NTB reporting systems at the national level in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania utilizing SMS, as well as […]

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March 27, 2019

Why women should claim their space in the media industry

Women are severely underrepresented in newsrooms and other areas of the media industry in Rwanda, an issue that has remained enigmatic to all stakeholders involved. This subject was top of agenda at a conference on gender equality and women empowerment in the media sector that was held Tuesday. The conference was organised by ARFEM (the […]

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March 22, 2019

URA and TMEA sign deal to support Ugandan women traders

Vibrant sustainable economies require the full inclusion and participation of all citizens and especially women, the latest joint statement by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) says. This, it says, should be anchored on creating opportunities for decent work driven by innovation and infrastructure development. Revenue authorities, due to their strategic role […]

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March 20, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority and TradeMark East Africa sign deal to support women traders

Vibrant sustainable economies require the full inclusion and participation of all citizens and especially women, a joint statement by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) says. This should be anchored on creating opportunities for decent work driven by innovation and infrastructure development. Revenue authorities, due to their strategic role in trade within […]

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March 19, 2019

Capacity Building to Women Cross Border Traders in Tanzania

Why this project? What How Contact Desired Results Project Insights Impact stories project briefCapacity Building to Women Cross Border Traders in Tanzania ImplementorTanzania Women Chamber of Commerce Target GroupWomen Cross Border Traders in Tanzania Project ValueUS$ 384,000 Implementation Period2016 - -2018 Download Project PDF Why this project?Both formal and informal women traders in Africa, particularly [...]

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