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  • The Hub’s new leather advisor is onboard!

    Published on November 25, 2015

    Please meet Yassin Awale, the Hub's new leather adviser to the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development and Kenya Leather Development Council. Mr. Awale's goal is to attract and increase investment to the leather sector of Kenya.



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    Hub holds AGOA Preparedness Workshop for export-ready Kenyan businesses

    Published on November 20, 2015

    Fifty Kenyan businesses visited the Hub’s offices in Nairobi on November 18 to take part in an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Preparedness Workshop. The 50 participants were identified as the most export-ready of the 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who participated in the Kenya Ministry of Industries November 9 capacity building AGOA event. 

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    The Hub's AGOA Preparedness Workshop in tweets

    Published on November 20, 2015

    The Hub's AGOA Preparedness Workshop was abuzz on Twitter, with close to 22,000 impressions on our tweets during the day. The hashtag #AGOAPrepWorkshop became a top 10 trending topic in Kenya! The messages were clear. Kenyans are interested in AGOA. They want to learn more, and they want to start exporting. Here is a summary of the day, in tweets...

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    In Tanzania? Looking for grants opportunities? Check this out.

    Published on November 19, 2015

    Do you have a fantastic idea for boosting trade and investment in East Africa, and just need a little bit more funding to make it happen?

    Come find out about grant opportunities through the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub).

    We will be holding an informational session on November 24, 2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 9:00am to 11:30am at New Africa Hotel.

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