Breaking down barriers in East Africa

Not-for-profit organisation TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) will unveil a Logistics Innovation for Trade Fund (LIFT) platform at a free half-day event at the Delta Hotel in Rotterdam on 12 February. The LIFT challenge fund – which is managed by TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) with funding support from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) – provides grants ranging from US$200,000 to $ 750,000 to companies in the East African Community (EAC) ... [+]

Greening vows to unblock African trade

International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced a range of measures to help African countries trade internationally on 15 July. Britain would help 20,000 firms in 15 countries unpick barriers to trade through a new £7.2 million investment in the Geneva-based International Trade Centre. The support will help collect and share data ... [+]

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