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COMESA moves to enhance competitiveness of local SMEs

Published on August 04, 2016

Early this year, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) unveiled a new project seeking to link local producers with buyers across the country and the region.

The project under COMESA Business Council sought to revitalise Rwandan markets by encouraging corporate firms to buy most of their supplies locally. 

The pilot project, which is being implemented in six countries, including Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Malawi, mainly focuses on producers and suppliers of fruits and vegetables, dairy and dairy products, apiculture and cassava. Read more. Source | New Times