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RFP: CONSULTANCY TRAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN ZAMBIA AS REGARDS THEIR RESPECTIVE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COMBATING FNANCING OF TERRORISM OBLIGATIONS

COMESA Maritime Security (MASE) programme is a component of the broader Regional Maritme Security programme funded by European Union. The programme was developed following the rising piracy along the Indian Ocean in the early to mid-2000s and it is jointly implemented by four Regional Organizations (including COMESA), each with different focus/mandate, all collectively targeted at…
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e-COMESA Newsletter 681

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Regional Trade Facilitation Project Supporting Small-Scale Traders Closes

The Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (GLTFP) launched five-years ago to deepen small-scale cross-border trade in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda with a special focus on women and young people has closed on a high note and paved the way for increased intra-trade in the region. Financially backed by the World…
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Border Profiling Survey Planned to Enhance Collection of Data

The COMESA Secretariat through the Statistics Unit is planning to conduct a Border Profiling Survey which is expected to add value to the understanding of the border trading environment as it affects small-scale cross-border traders. The survey Is planned for the first quarter of 2022. To kickstart the process, a draft questionnaire suited to borders…
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COMESA Conducts Regional Dialogue on Enhancing Fish Trade

COMESA Secretariat through the Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Programme (RECAMP), is working on strategies to improve and strengthen participation of COMESA’s SMEs involved in fisheries and fish product value chains in the regional and international markets. This will be done through sustained supplies, improved trade efficiencies, enhanced value chains and quality of…
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EU Supports Construction of Market at Tunduma Border Post

The European Union through the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) working with COMESA Secretariat and the Government of Tanzania will soon construct a market at the Tunduma One Stop Border Post to enhance cross-border trade. This infrastructure development is part of the 15 million Euros Cross Border Trade Initiative Programme aimed at increasing formal small-scale…
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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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Best wishes to all our clients, this holiday season

Our best wishes and goodwill to all our clients and stakeholders during the Christmas and new year holidays. Our office takes a break on 20th December 2021. We shall resume on Monday 10 January 2022. Merry Xmas and happy New Year 2022!  

COMESA Toasts IOM on 70th Anniversary

The COMESA Secretariat has congratulated the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on its 70th Anniversary. In a message of goodwill delivered by Acting Secretary General Dr Dev Haman, COMESA has described the IOM as a key partner on issues of migration in the region and beyond. He said this during a webinar on Friday 17…
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