|Description:||Support to the start up of TradeMark East Africa which is a new $175m multi-donor regional Aid for Trade vehicle funded by the UK, Denmark, Belgium and Sweden.TradeMark East Africa has both national components in each of the EAC Partner States (Burundi, Kenya Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda) and a regional element. The intervention areas on the national and regional levels are coordinated across the following themes:
Saana Consulting has provided sustained and comprehensive support to the development of TradeMark East Africa demonstrating our ability to work on a wide range of activities using varied developmental and consultancy tools and techniques. The work, which was commissioned by DFID involved a number of activities, including:
◦ Saana also provided support to TMEA with the original design of the country programmes in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. This work involved institutional strengthening and capacity building for key ministries, agencies and private and civil society organisations working on regional integration issues, as well as designing support for One Stop Border Posts, tax reform, road networks and port development.
|Country:||East African Community; Burundi; Kenya; Rwanda; Tanzania and Uganda|
|Dates:||Design: November 2009 – December 2010|
|Services:||Consultancy services for MDA’s PSOs and CSOs including the East African Community on institutional strengthening, capacity building, trade facilitation, transport infrastructure development, regional economic integration and pro-poor export/trade promotion. Project design and development.|