project brief

Rwanda NTB National Monitoring Committee established

Implementor

Rwanda National Monitoring Committee

Target Group

Importers and exporters in East Africa

Project Value

US$ 1,869,449.95

Implementation Period

2011 - 2016

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Why this project?

NTBs account for a significant proportion of the high transportation costs in the EAC. These unwelcome barriers drive up business costs of importing and exporting goods, make business globally uncompetitive, and increase prices to consumers across the entire region.

What:

The NMC work plan is built around three strategic outcomes, each contributing to an important capacity issues and processes in the monitoring and elimination of NTBs.

How:

TMEA is providing funding for the Rwanda NMC to strengthen its management and organization and develop new processes for NTBs monitoring and elimination.

Contact:

Eve Gossiaux,
Email: eve.gossiaux@trademarkea.com

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Desired Results

Enhance the capacity of the National Monitoring Committee and other institutions involved in the elimination of NTB’s that affect imports into and exports out of Rwanda in the context of the EAC Time-Bound Program for Elimination of NTB’s

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The key outputs include:

Strategic plan for NTB elimination developed

Research papers on priority NTBs produced

Bilateral dispute resolution mechanism established

M&E system for NTB elimination developed

NMC legal framework developed

National and regional NTB information systems established and operational

Active advocacy channels on NTBs established

Capacity building of NMC members designed and implemented

Regional dispute settlement system for NTB removal established

Communication plan developed and implemented

Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) conducted

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