project brief

Integrated Trade Management Systems – Rwanda Air Cargo Community System

Implementor

TMEA RRA; RSB; RDB; RURA; RALIS; RFDA; Rwanda Immigration; RCAA; RAB; NAEB; Logistics Services Providers Operating at Rwanda’s International Airports; Shippers and their Agents

Target Group

Rwanda

Project Value

$,000,000.00(No RCP Budgets Allocated) – Activities will leverage on Implementation the Cargo Community System in Uganda

Implementation Period

2019-2023

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Why this project?

The Rwanda Air Cargo Community System project aims to set up a robust community system that will enable:

  1. Better coordination and cooperation between actors involved in air cargo handling and clearance;
  2. Improved information sharing and data exchange among air cargo actors;
  3. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of actors, processes and procedures used in the handling and clearance of air cargo in Rwanda;

Most cargo moved via air into or out of Rwanda are either high value commodities like rare and light minerals; perishables like vegetables, fruits and flowers; emergency medicines and medical products such as vaccines rare blood types etc.  Having an efficient process to handle and clear these goods will make it easier to move these kinds of commodities in and out of Rwanda.  Some of the benefits of the implementation shall include:

  1. Reduction in time and cost to handle and clear air cargo in Rwanda;
  2. Increased visibility and transparency in the handling and clearance of air cargo in Rwanda;

Improved coordination and cooperation between actors involved in the handling and clearance of air cargo in Rwanda;

What:

The following are the main interventions/solutions being done:

  1. Implementation of Single Information Platform (Single Window) for the Handling and Clearance of Air Cargo;

Sensitization and training of stakeholders in the use of the Air Cargo Community System;

How:

The project will be implemented by UNCTAD in conjunction with RRA.  There will be a project team set up consisting of representation from RRA and private sector association.  The project team will also coordinate activities with similar projects being run by the other EAC countries.

Contact:

Jackie Zizane: jackie.zizane@trademarkea.com

Jacob Hodari:  jacob.hodari@trademarkea.com

Doreca Musenga:  doreca.musenga@trademarkea.com

Lucy Mudaheranwa:  lucy.mudaheranwa@trademarkea.com

John Kulova: john.kulova@trademarkea.com

Alban Odhiambo:  alban.odhiambo@trademarkea.com

Desired Results

IMPROVED AND MORE TRANSPARENT TRADE SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES/ EFFECTIVE TRADE SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES

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info access for

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crops & over five breeds of livestock

Projects Highlights From A Glance

info access for

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crops & over five breeds of livestock

Key outputs include;

Burundi NMC National Coordinator is recruited

Burundi NMC National Strategy is developed and validated

Burundi National Monitoring Committee (NMC) for Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) Action Plan developed and implemented

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