Make Trade Happen in East Africa
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Make Trade Happen in East Africa

Launch of MARKUP Project to Boost Trade and Market Access

Agribusinesses in the East African Community (EAC) countries are to benefit from greater business opportunities in both East African and European markets thanks to a new initiative funded by the European Union. The project will be implemented by the EAC supported by GIZ  and ITC.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES UNDER THE EU-EAC MARKET ACCESS UPGRADE PROGRAMME (MARKUP)

The EAC has received support under the EDF 11 to bolster and enhance competitiveness of EAC exports under the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP).

20 Years of EABC Celebrated
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20 Years of EABC Celebrated

On 23 March 2018, the East African Business Council (EABC) celebrated its establishment in 1998 and 20 years of dedicated advocacy for the active role of the Private Sector in the East African Community integration process. The GIZ-EAC programme shared in the celebrations and conference with EABC and took this opportunity to highlight German support to private sector involvement in the economic, social and cultural integration of the EAC.

International Women’s Day 2018
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International Women’s Day 2018

Time is Now. Press for Progress
Each year, on the 8th of March, the World celebrates the International Women’s Day.  It is an opportunity for GIZ -EAC and its partner the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat to join the rest of the world in taking stock of women’s achievements throughout history and across nations.

EAC Integration and German Development Cooperation 2017 – Highlights, Results and Stories
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EAC Integration and German Development Cooperation 2017 – Highlights, Results and Stories

In its Journal 2017, the EAC-GIZ Cooperation is looking back at another year of successful cooperation in support of East African integration.

The EAC-German cooperation programme implemented by GIZ and funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), currently in its 4th phase, is working closely with the EAC Secretariat and the Partner States, focusing on the Customs Union, the Common Market and the preparation of the Monetary Union.

Despite all challenges, East African integration has progressed in many areas. This Journal 2017 about the GIZ-EAC cooperation shows some of the results and benefits of this cooperation and the EAC integration process and tells many stories from our IIDEA partners about how East African citizens make practical use of the tangible benefits of integration.

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IIDEA New Phase: Call for Proposals 2018 – Deadline Extended
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IIDEA New Phase: Call for Proposals 2018 – Deadline Extended

Deadline for Application Extended to 16 April 2018!

The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) is calling for applications for its next phase.