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  • PACT 2 - COMESA Leather Sector Regional Export Development

    • DatesJun 2009 - Jun 2013
    • Project #RAF/20/127B
    • BudgetUSD 1,912,564
     

    Project objective

    To develop a model of work – based on value addition to local resources and market/product development - that enables COMESA to achieve a sustainable and internationally competitive leather sector in the region. The model is based on 3 parallel lines of work that produce replicable pilot experiences in the areas of: finished leather (through industrial collaboration and Foreign Direct Investment), finished products (shoes) for domestic and regional markets and for international markets (bags); new qualities of leather (sustainable and community based tanned leather).

    Beneficiary countries

    • 2009 Burundi; Ethiopia; Kenya; Sudan; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • 2010 Burundi; Ethiopia; Kenya; Sudan; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • 2011 Ethiopia; Kenya; Sudan; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • 2012 Kenya; Sudan; Uganda
    • 2013 Kenya