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Comesa to train suppliers on markets

Published on August 15, 2016

Lack of information to local, regional and international markets is one of the biggest challenges small agro-food suppliers are experiencing, thereby missing out on contracts offered by large retail outlets and hotel chains.

In trying to close this gap, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) business council (CBC) through a ‘Local Sourcing for Partnerships Project (LSP) training phase two, will teach small suppliers on how to access these markets.

According to Ms Sandra Uwera, the CBC executive director, the second training phase which is on at Kampala Serena Hotel today, Friday, will see selected suppliers be mentored on closing these market gaps. The programme is supported by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor