Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 COMESA Cotton-to-Clothing Value Chain Strategy

The strategy is an update of the 2009 COMESA Regional Strategy for... The strategy is an update of the 2009 COMESA Regional Strategy for Cotton-to-Clothing Value Chain. It analyses the current situation of the sector, in particular focusing on small-holder cotton production and on the ginning and textile/clothing subsectors. Hence, it outlines the main goals and strategic objectives, identifying the critical success factors and providing a detailed framework for implementation. The COMESA mission is to "promote trade and increase market access for the cotton, textile and apparel industries in Africa", through the creation of "an integrated and competitive cotton-to-clothing value chain". The main development goals of the strategy are: 1) to enhance cotton production and farmer incomes; 2) to increase investment and efficiency in textile and clothing manufacturing; and 3) to expand trade. In order to achieve these goals the document defines precise strategic objectives in relation to three main subsectors: cotton, textile, and clothing/apparel.

Cotton, Garment Industry, Textile Industry Cotton, Garment Industry, Textile Industry

2011 COMESA Leather Strategy

The strategy envisages transforming the leather value-chain into a lead contributor to... The strategy envisages transforming the leather value-chain into a lead contributor to the COMESA region's economic development and livelihoods in a sustainable manner. It outlines four main objectives: 1) improving access to finance; 2) creating and enabling policy, legal environment and strengthening institutional framework; 3) facilitating the improvement of overall quality; 4) improving information and marketing systems. The document provides an overview of the current situation in COMESA's leather sector, dealing with the social, economic and environmental aspects of the value-chain as well as with its regional and international trade potential. It carries out a SWOT analysis at the industry-level, identifying the key constraints at each stage of the value chain. Finally, it outlines a logical framework matrix and provides a roadmap that will be used to implement the strategy.

Leather, Leather Industry Leather, Leather Industry

2008 National Initiative for Social Development

The strategy evaluates the implementation of the previous PRSP during the period... The strategy evaluates the implementation of the previous PRSP during the period 2004-2006 and it sets the basic pillars of the 2008-2011 strategy, namely: 1) accelearte growth and preserve the major macroeconomic balances; 2) develop human resources and ensure universal access to basic services; 3) promote harmonious balanced local development and preserve the environment; 4) anchor the principles of good governance and build capacities.

2007 UNDAF Djibouti 2008-2012

The UNDAF is alligned with the PRSP and the MDGs for Djibouti.... The UNDAF is alligned with the PRSP and the MDGs for Djibouti. It identifies three main axis of action, and it focuses on facilitating access to basic social services, restructuring national production chains and assisting vulnerable people.

2004 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study - Djibouti

The DTIS provides an overview of the current macroeconomic framework and competitivess... The DTIS provides an overview of the current macroeconomic framework and competitivess in Djibouti. Furthermore, it addresses specific international trade and sectoral activities key for poverty reduction and economic development in the country.

Financial Services, Fisheries, Handicrafts, Livestock, Salt, Tourism, Transport Chain and port services Financial Services, Fisheries, Handicrafts, Livestock, Salt, Tourism, Transport Chain and port services