June 2019

In this issue:

• Driving investment in East Africa
• Grain traders strike $196.5M in deals at the largest Hub-facilitated B2B forum to date
• Uganda to increase participation in international standards making with ISOlution system
• Kenyan youth build skills to secure apparel jobs
• Kenya prepares for export growth under AGOA

May 2019

In this issue:

• Uganda AGOA 101 - A new resource for exporters
• Ugandan exporters sensitized on export requirements for greater AGOA trade
• Women cross-border traders make almost $3 million in trade commitments
• Investment opportunities abound in Tanzania's cashew sector
• USAID Hub facilitates safe trade through SPS technical training program in Tanzania

April 2019

In this issue:

• USAID Hub trains nearly 7,000 village agents and extension workers to support Ugandan farmers
• Traders secure over $1.6 million in working capital deals to promote food security
• USAID Hub promotes women and youth empowerment
• Kenyan flowers attract U.S. buyers' interest

March 2019

In this issue:

  • Breakthrough reforms improve the movement of goods and capital in East Africa
  • East African agro-processors purchase U.S. technologies at ProFood Tech
  • U.S. buyers and East African producers connect to deliver quality products to U.S. consumers
  • USAID Hub B2Bs enhance regional trade of staple foods and livestock
  • Young Kenyan innovator qualifies for U.S.-sponsored global science and tech competition

February 2019

In this issue:

  • U.S. Buyers and East African Companies Connect at Sourcing at MAGIC
  • East African Companies on Display at Ambiente 2019
  • Guide to Improve Sampling and Testing of Aflatoxin
  • Looking to Source Footwear from Ethiopia?
  • Hub Signs Grant to Spread Village Agent Model in Uganda

January 2019

In this issue:

  • Eastern African livestock traders forge business relationships
  • New Ethiopian AGOA Strategy in full swing
  • Opportunities at the Kenya-Ethiopia Trade Corridor
  • Save the Date: Sourcing @ MAGIC
  • Save the Date: Ambiente 2019

December 2018

December_2018.pngIn this issue:

Inspiring Stories for the New Year

  • AGOA in Ethiopia: Growing businesses, transforming lives
  • Have you had your Kenyan coffee?
  • Empowering women cross-border traders
  • Driving investment in East Africa
  • Reforming policy for ease of trade in East Africa

November 2018

Nov_2018_Hub_newsletter.pngIn this issue:

  • Made in Madagascar: Creating jobs through AGOA
  • Cross-border traders embrace formal trade channels with simplified trade regime guide
  • Tanzania business development service providers add AGOA to their repertoire
  • Women entrepreneurs "ignite" their SMEs at USAID-supported access to finance seminar
  • Moving frontiers: FACTS working capital
  • Ethiopian and Kenyan footwear companies to unveil newest collections at New York trade show

October 2018

In this issue:

  • Attracting investment to East Africa
  • Kenya poised for increased trade with the USA. Direct flights commence
  • Ready to export to the USA? Check these guidelines first
  • Video: Specialty Coffee: Origin Rwanda
  • New Hub policy reform meme addresses restrictions in Kenya's mining sector to facilitate FDI and attract regional investment
  • Linking women grain buyers and sellers for regional trade

September 2018

Sept.2018_newsletter.jpgIn this Issue:

  • Direct Kenya to U.S. Flights Commence Next Month. Kenya's Floriculture Industry Is Seizing The Improved Market Opportunity
  • UAID Hub Supports Tanzania to Break Ten-Year Deadlock In Seed Sector
  • Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Association Launches New Learning Platform for Ease of Trade
  • Supporting Business Linkages in the Arid Lands for Livestock And Leather Sector Growth
  • East African SMEs Gain Greater Access to Working Capital Through New Usaid Hub Grant



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