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(THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED) Request for Proposals (RFP)- Capacity Building in Risk Assessment, Official Controls and Reinforcement of Inspection Service in East Africa

Published on April 29, 2016
The EAC Secretariat with support from the USAID Trade and Investment Hub invites expression of interest from relevant and competent organizations and consultancy firms working in the area of SPS to undertake the following two interrelated assignments. 1. Training in risk assessment (covering plant health, animal health and food safety) at the regional level; and, 2. Reinforcement of inspection service in accordance with international standards. The Hub seeks qualified consultants (firms/Organizations) with a combination of technical expertise and a clear understanding of broad SPS issues at regional and international levels. Download full RFP here
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(THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED) Request for Applicants- EAC Customs Union Protocol and Common Market Protocol STTAS

Published on April 29, 2016
The Hub is seeking to recruit highly qualified Short-term Consultants with demonstrated experience in the East African Community (EAC) region to contribute to the Hub’s technical support to the EAC in implementing commitments to the EAC Customs Union Protocol and EAC Common Market Protocol.
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(THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED) Request for Proposals (RFP):Assessment of the EAC Food Security Action Plan and Formulation of the Next FSAP

Published on April 26, 2016
DAI, the implementer of the USAID-funded East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) project invites qualified offerors to submit proposals for the Assessment of the EAC Food Security Action Plan - FSAP (2011-2015) and Formulation of the Next FSAP (2016-2020) in fulfillment of the requested specifications. Download full RFP here.
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(THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED) Ethiopia Country Representative

Published on April 05, 2016
Embedded in the Ministry of Trade, the Hub’s Country Representative will be the resident expert in charge of facilitating trade and investment in key sectors. Compared to the scopes of work of the Hub’s Country Representatives in other countries of the regions, the Representative to Ethiopia will have a narrower focus, supporting 2 of the project’s 4 components, namely  Investment and Technology and African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)/Trade Promotion. The CR will function as a key counterpart with Trade Africa points of contact (POC) at the USAID Mission to Ethiopia. He/she will be embedded in the Ministry of Trade. Download full advert here.
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(THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED) Request for Proposals: International Trade and Investment Forum Organizer

Published on March 31, 2016
DAI, the implementer of the USAID-funded East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) project invites qualified offerors to submit proposals to organize side events such as panel discussion sessions, networking sessions, exhibition booths that have a focus on the Eastern Africa region and non-alcoholic cocktail or dinner events related to the UNCTAD World Investment Forum, July 2016 in Nairobi.  Download full Request for Proposals here. Download questions and answers for international trade and investment forum organizer here.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Request for Proposals : Events Management and Public Relations Services

Published on March 18, 2016
DAI, the implementer of the USAID funded East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (EATIH), invites qualified offerors to submit proposals for provision of services related to Events Management and Public Relations in support of program implementation. Download full Request for Proposals here
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Request for Proposals: Group Life Insurance Providers for DAI-EATIH Employees

Published on March 18, 2016
DAI (Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI) , the implementer of the USAID-funded East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) project, invites qualified offerors to submit proposals to provide medical insurance cover for its employees & their dependents as per the specifications. Download full Request for Proposals here. Download tender queries here
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Request for Applicants: Development of a Strategy to Guide the Implementation of the EAC Food and Nutrition Security Policy

Published on March 18, 2016
The Hub requires the services of a firm that will be tasked with the Development of a Strategy to Guide the Implementation of the EAC Food and Nutrition Security Policy under the following guidelines: 1. Analyze the current situation of Food and Nutrition security in the EAC with specific focus on the recent developments, challenges and opportunities; 2. Analyze political economy challenges in the implementation of EAC Food and Nutrition Security Policy at regional and national levels; 3. Review EAC Food and Nutrition Security Policy and identify highlights and strategic direction/issues; 4. Based on the strategic issues/objectives in the policy document, identify specific interventions needed to address EAC Food and Nutrition Security situation in the EAC (based on stakeholders consultations), prioritize activities to be undertaken and critical targets to be achieved in the next 5 years; 5. Develop implementation plan which should include strategic objectives, interventions, activities, time frame, target to be achieved , implementing agency (Lead and supporting), indicative resources required; 6. Ensure that issues of gender, youth, environment, climate change, value addition, market access, post-harvest technologies, among others are adequately addressed in the plan; and, 7. Develop monitoring and evaluation plan for implementation of the strategy including log frame. Download advert here Download request for proposals here
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Communications Intern

Published on March 11, 2016
The Communications intern will work with the Communications Director and ICT and Innovation Specialist to provide external and internal communications support for the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub. The Communications Intern will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following detailed tasks: • Video shoot and edit Hub related videos. • Prepare updates for the Hub’s social media pages, including twitter, facebook, and flickr • Contribute to the Hub’s newsletter. • Look for Hub relevant East African and U.S. news • Suggest outreach opportunities • Help with updates to the Hub’s website Download full advert here.
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Annual Program Statement (APS) - Cancellation

Published on February 22, 2016
The purpose of this general notice is to inform all prospective and interested applicants of the cancellation of the subject APS. The Hub has received hundreds of concepts since the issuance of the APS and has since selected from that pool adequate applicants to partner with. This has necessitated cancellation of this APS in line with USAID regulations (ADS Chapter 303.3.5.4) effective February 22, 2016. Download full notice here.
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