On October 13, technical representatives from the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub will join representatives from the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Global Cold Chain Alliance, and up to 100 representatives from the private sector and East African Community government to discuss cold chain challenges and opportunities.
Discussions will focus on investment and trade for products that require temperature controlled logistics from production to consumption, within the region and in international markets. Improved cold storage technology and practices in the supply chain, especially at collection points and airport handling, can reduce losses and transport costs, and, ultimately, make doing business in East Africa easier.
Global Cold Chain Alliance will present their case study assessment of Kenya's current cold chain system; the commercial environment for perishable products; the potential for human capital development and training; and business and investment opportunities.
Find out more about the Global Cold Chain Alliance's Kenya Cold Chain Symposium Study Tour, and more about the cold chain in East Africa, by clicking here.