February 2016 eNewsletter

  • Mobilizing Private Capital to the SME Sector
  • Promoting the Africa Advantage at MAGIC
  • Kenyan Trade Delegation Reinforces Kenya's Preparedness for Businesses Looking to Source from Africa
  • Twitter Chat #YIAC2016 - Engaging Stakeholders for a Discussion of Youth in Agribusiness
  • East African Home Decor Companies Find Strong Interest at Ambiente Trade Show
  • Assessing the East African Specialty Food Sector
  • Video: Field Report - Opportunities, Challenges and Possibilities of EAC Integration through the Common Market Protocol
  • Upcoming Events:

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January 2016 Edition

In this issue

  • The AGOA Advantage, Malagasy Companies Prepare for Export
  • The Vault - Connecting investment-ready SMEs with international investors at the CCA Summit
  • Rwanda Public Private Dialogue on Common Market Protocol
  • Hub signs MoUs with Umati Capital and Heva Fund
  • Video: Partner Spotlight - Eastern Africa Grain Council
  • Our AGOA Hotline is LIVE!
  • A guide to Kenya's AGOA export process
  • Ethiopian textile companies connect to international buyers at Heimtextil trade show
  • Video: Learn about the Hub

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December 2015 Edition (Year in Review)

December_Newsletter.JPGIn This Issue

  • Exporting through AGOA - PHOTO STORY
  • Opportunities for Sourcing from Africa - VIDEO
  • AGOA Impact - VIDEO
  • Spurring Investment through Hub Transaction Advisory Services - VIDEO
  • A Snapshot of Hub Transaction Services to date - INFOGRAPHIC
  • The Importance of SPS Measures - PHOTO STORY
  • Ensuring Implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol through Public Private Dialogue - VIDEO
  • Popular Hub Infographics from 2015
  • The Importance of Free Flow of Capital in the East African Community – VIDEO

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November 2015 Edition

november_newsletter_image.JPGIn This Issue

  • The Hub Holds AGOA Preparedness Workshop for Export-ready Kenyan SMEs
  • Hub Investment Team Facilitates $17 Million in Investments
  • Expanding AGOA awareness among Kenyan SMEs
  • Meet the Hub's New Leather Advisor
  • Event Spotlight for December
  • In tweets: #AGOAPrepWorkshop
  • The Hub Joins Partner KenInvest to Support International Investor Conference in Nairobi
  • The Investor Toolbox

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October 2015 Edition

october_newsletter.JPGIn This Issue

  • Origin Africa Presents: Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week
  • Origin Africa 2015 Seminar Highlight - Opportunities & Challenges to AGOA Extension - The Next 10 Years
  • Origin Africa 2015 Seminar Highlight - The AGOA Opportunity and Understanding the U.S. Market
  • Origin Africa Sourcing Journal Roundup
  • Event Spotlight for November
  • Kenya International Investment and Trade Conference 2015
  • AGOA - The African Growth and Opportunity Act
  • Video interview - Matt Rees on the EAC Common Market Protocol
  • Getting East Africa's diaspora to invest back home
  • Supporting Youth in Agribusiness
  • The Investor Toolbox

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September 2015 Edition

September_Newsletter.JPGIn this edition:

  • Rwanda Hosts African Grain Trade Summit
  • Africa Investment Forum
  • Proper Implementation of EAC Common Market Protocol Remains Key Enabler for Intra-regional Trade
  • Event Spotlight for October
  • #6thGrainTradeSummit
  • U.S. Businesses Look to Africa
  • The Investor Toolbox

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August 2015 Edition

September_newslettre.JPGIn this edition:

  • Supporting the Implementation of the U.S.-EAC Cooperation Agreement
  • The Hub Takes Active Role in 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum
  • The Hub Supports Innovation and Entrepreneurship in East Africa
  • The Hub Promotes Women's Innovation and Leadership in Tanzania
  • Showcasing East Africa's Sourcing Potential at MAGIC
  • Event Spotlight for September
  • The Hub Supports Four New Grantees through its Partnership Fund
  • The Hub and Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Sign MOU
  • Esoko: Powering Agriculture Using Mobile Technology
  • The Investor Toolbox

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July 2015 Edition

July_Newsletter.JPGIn this edition:

  • Video: Opportunities for Sourcing in Africa
  • EAC Partner States Gain Traction on WTO Commitments
  • A Conversation with the Hub's Senior Economist on Free Flow of Capital in the East African Community
  • Showcasing East Africa's Potential in the Textiles and Apparels Industry at Texworld USA
  • Event Spotlight for August
  • Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) Launches G-Soko Trading Platform
  • The Hub and Aspen Institute Sign Memorandum of Understanding
  • Congratulations to Village Capital!
  • Pivot East: The Hub Weighs in on Innovation in East Africa
  • The Investor Toolbox

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June 2015 Edition

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  • Tripartite Free Trade Area Creates Africa's Largest Free-Trade Zone with Significant Opportunities for East Africa
  • Looking to Expand Your Sourcing Portfolio? Mauritius and Madagascar Have What You Need
  • The Hub Signs MOUs with Business Association and Government Promotion Agency
  • The Hub Creates Business Linkages at the International Floriculture Expo, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • The Hub Facilitates Progress on EAC-U.S. Cooperation Agreement
  • AGOA Creates Jobs and Economic Growth
  • The Hub Promotes East Africa Sourcing Opportunities with Major U.S. Retailer Target
  • Meet the Hub's New Country Representatives for Uganda and Rwanda
  • The Investor Toolbox - United States Trade Representative

May 2015 Edition

May_newsletter.JPGIn this edition:

  • Connecting Investors and Investees
  • The Benefits of a 10-Year AGOA Extension
  • A Glimpse into the Trade and Storage of Kenyan Grain
  • The Hub Moved Offices!
  • Mobilizing Local Capital
  • The Investor Toolbox - The U.S. Commercial Service

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