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  • Trade facilitation for women informal cross-border traders and MSMEs in the East African Community - phase II

    • DatesOct 2013 - Dec 2016
    • Donor(s)DFID
    • Project #INT/71/14A
    • BudgetUSD 1,670,000

    Project objective

    The project objevtive is to create an environment in which: (a) legitimate trade by EAC women informal cross border traders is simple, speedy, and more predictable (b) policies and practice are put in place to enable voluntary compliance and increased public trust in customs and border procedures, (c) sustainable systems are implemented to encourage women ICBTs to move from informal to formal, and (d) reinforcing national associations.

    Beneficiary countries

    • 2013 Burundi; United Republic of Tanzania (the)
    • 2014 Burundi; United Republic of Tanzania (the)
    • 2015 Burundi; Uganda; United Republic of Tanzania (the)