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COMESA makes new effort to increase intra-regional trade in agriculture

Published on December 07, 2017

A new initiative has been started to enable farmers and agriculture traders to do more business amongst themselves in eastern and southern Africa instead of only seeking markets out of the continent.

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Business Council (CBC), a private sector association comprising investors involved in exporting and importing across the 19-member bloc that is spearheading the initiative said intra-regional trade in agriculture will not only create more jobs but also assist in efforts to add value to agriculture commodities across the region. Read more. Source | The NewTimes Rwanda