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New on our Knowledge Center: Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Impact

Published on September 22, 2016

AGOA_Impact.PNGAfrica Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Impact is a publication of the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (The Hub). It outlines the value of the Hub’s facilitated AGOA exports for the period of October 2014 – June 2016 and highlights individual stories of AGOA success. 

Among the featured success stories is United Aryan Limited (UAL) textile factory, which is a leading Kenyan exporter of apparel to the U.S. that has created 8,000 jobs for Kenyans. UAL expects to employ nearly 10,000 Kenyans in the coming months, which is a substantial number in a country that has an estimated 40% unemployment rate.

Visit the Knowledge Center for this report and more.