Author: Willis Osemo

GPN – Multinational – Regional Harmonization of Regulatory Frameworks and Tools for Improved Electricity Regulation in COMESA

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has received a Grant from the African Development Fund to finance the Regional Harmonization of Regulatory Frameworks and Tools for Improved Electricity Regulation in COMESA. The Regional Harmonization of Regulatory Frameworks and Tools for Improved Electricity  Regulation in COMESA (the “Project”) is a regional initiative designed…
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COMESA-TRADESIFT TRAINING: Analysing International Trade Data using TradeSift

An opportunity for COMESA Member States’ policy makers, Secretariat staff, researchers, university lecturers and students to enhance their capacity in trade policy analysis using a friendly software! COURSE TITLE: Analysing International Trade Data using TradeSift COURSE DATE (TBC): Mon 28 February 2022 – Thurs 3 March 2022 COURSE DURATION: 4 days comprised of live webinars…
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RFP: CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A STUDY ON “THE ROLE THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN STRENGTHENING SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES AMIDST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN THE COMESA REGION”.

Introduction Micro Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) have a vital role to play in the economic development of African countries. They are a vital engine in the African economy as they not only drive growth and create employment, they also spearhead innovation. In addition, MSMEs have the opportunity to leverage their agility to design…
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CONSULTANCY WORK THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMESA’S REGIONAL AfCFTA IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND The Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional economic community (REC) formed in December 1994. With a membership of 21 states, COMESA is the largest REC in Africa with a total population of about 540 million, and global trade in goods worth US$ 235 billion.  COMESA’s vision is…
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CONSULTANCY SERVICE TO DEVELOP A MODEL PRIVATE PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP(PPP) FRAMEWORK AND PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN THE COMESA REGION

1.0 INTRODUCTION The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) received a grant from the World Bank towards the implementation of the Regional Infrastructure Finance Facility project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this grant to eligible payments under the contract toto develop a model PPP framework and provide technical…
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BORDER MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE – CONSULTANCY CONTRACT TO CARRY OUT FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR ETHIOPIA MOYALE BORDER

The COMESA Secretariat is inviting Individual Consultants to submit their CV and Financial Proposal for the following services: BORDER MARKET INFRASTRUCTURE – CONSULTANCY CONTRACT TO CARRY OUT FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR ETHIOPIA MOYALE BORDER Detailed description of the assignment including the Terms of Reference defining the minimum technical requirements for these services are provided in the…
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PRESS RELEASE: Building Regional Capacities in Trade Negotiations

Lusaka, Wednesday, December 8, 2021: The World Trade Institute and COMESA have conducted a training course for COMESA Member States aimed at strengthening human and policy-making capacities on Trade in Services. The course took place virtually from 6 – 8 December 2021. It was attended by trade and trade law experts from Member States that…
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PRESS RELEASE: COMESA Member States Meet to Validate Regional Resilience Framework

Lusaka, Wednesday, December 8, 2021: COMESA Secretariat has convened a regional meeting to validate the climate change Regional Resilience Framework (RRF) implementation plan and Resource Mobilization Strategy The meeting takes place on 8 – 9 December 2021 and provides a platform for Member States and key stakeholders to review the current draft RRF implementation plan…
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Communique of the 21st COMESA Summit

THE TWENTY FIRST SUMMIT OF THE AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA was hosted in Hybrid Format at Almasa International Conference Centre, New Administrative Capital Cairo, and the Arab Republic of Egypt on 23 November 2021, under the theme: “Building Resilience Through Strategic Digital Economic…
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