United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
TradeMark East Africa
Enhance the role and capacity of the NTFCs as coordinating entities of trade facilitation reforms and simplification of trade procedures that complement trade policy through the following supporting NTFCs in identifying and implementing simplification measures, and building and strengthen capacity of NTFC in implementing Trade Facilitation reforms.
Activities include: continuation of the capacity building program with country-specific advisory services; ensure compliance with the TFA commitments and other TF agreements and Protocols; Formulate the TFA Roadmaps; Increase capacity and knowledge in TF measures, Pilot and Implement the Reform Tracker for NTFCs.
Strengthen the capacity of the EAC sub committee on Trade Facilitation to drive national and regional trade facilitation initiatives.
Improving Border Management to Reduce Trade Costs: Seeks to reduce trade costs by speeding up and modernizing border and customs management systems within the East African Community (EAC). The project provides expertise, training and funding to help the EAC member states streamline custom clearance and revenue sharing procedures within and between countries while integrating and improving the gender sensitivity of their border management systems.
12000000 CAD Disbursed:
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Africa Sub-Saharan, South Sudan