project brief

Trade Policy: National Export Strategy

Implementor

Ministry of Trade, Kenya

Target Group

Kenya

Project Value

£ 5,700,000

Implementation Period

2019-2023

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Why this project?

Working to implement the national export strategy (NES) action plan will increase Kenya’s exports share in the target regional and global market through a sustained production of goods and services for target export markets. This complements TMEA’s planned work across the trade and logistics clusters and the greater export capability work.

What:

Partnership with the Ministry of Trade to implement the national export strategy action plan by providing technical assistance to conduct market research on prioritised sections and to establish a delivery unit to implement the NES.

How:

TMEA will work with the ministry to ensure that the integrated national export strategy action plan is implemented. These are the following priorities in the greater trade policy project:
i)Dissemination of the Export Strategy at the national and county levels
ii)Prioritisation and development of NES action plans for implementation
iii)Establishment of a delivery unit for NES
iv)Procure TAs for sector working groups
Market research on prioritised sectors

Contact:

Joshua Mutunga, Email: joshua.mutunga@trademarkea.com

Desired Results

i) Improved market access to Kenyan exports
ii)Enhanced diversification of products and markets in targeted sectors for Kenyan exports

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