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Published on March 11, 2016
The Communications intern will work with the Communications Director and ICT and Innovation Specialist to provide external and internal communications support for the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub. The Communications Intern will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following detailed tasks: • Video shoot and edit Hub related videos. • Prepare updates for the Hub’s social media pages, including twitter, facebook, and flickr • Contribute to the Hub’s newsletter. • Look for Hub relevant East African and U.S. news • Suggest outreach opportunities • Help with updates to the Hub’s website Download full advert here.
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Annual Program Statement (APS) - Cancellation

Published on February 22, 2016
The purpose of this general notice is to inform all prospective and interested applicants of the cancellation of the subject APS. The Hub has received hundreds of concepts since the issuance of the APS and has since selected from that pool adequate applicants to partner with. This has necessitated cancellation of this APS in line with USAID regulations (ADS Chapter 303.3.5.4) effective February 22, 2016. Download full notice here.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Call for Application Prequalification of Suppliers Provision of Assorted Goods and Services

Published on February 19, 2016
The Hub invites applications for pre-qualification from interested eligible bidders (firms/Organizations/Individuals) for the supply and delivery of the goods and provisions of services. Download full advert here. Tender questions and answers here
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Senior Economic Policy Advisor (Component 4 Lead)

Published on February 18, 2016
Under the Hub’s project Component 4 (Trade Policy and Regulatory Reform), we invite qualified applicants for the position of Senior Economic Policy Advisor (Component 4 Lead) to provide leadership and day-to-day management for activities designed to improve competitiveness and the policy environment for trade, agriculture, and investment. The Senior Economic Policy Advisor will engage with public and private sector partners and stakeholders across the East African Community to facilitate the harmonization, implementation, and uptake of policy reforms. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya with extensive regional travel. Download full advert here.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Kilimo Biashara Training, Building Sustainable Agribusiness Linkages for Regional Trade in Food

Published on February 17, 2016
Kilimo Trust is once again conducting the Building Sustainable Agribusiness Linkages for cross border trade course this time in Nairobi, Kenya at the Qaribu Inn from 14th to 18th March, 2016. Included in the course is a field trip where participants get to see an operational business linkage and engage with the various participants in the value chain  Download full advert here. Register for the Nairobi training here The completed registration form should be sent to Birungi Korutaro- or Desire - or Jennipher -
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Looking for investors for your project(s) in Africa? Investment Projects Platform now open

Published on February 16, 2016
Whether you are owner of a project yourself or you promote projects on behalf of clients, the search for capital is an often long, tiresome and costly process. The Investment Projects Platform, launched in December 2015, can help to make your life easier. It offers owners and/or promoters of investor-ready projects excellent exposure to an exclusive circle of Swiss and Swiss-based investors. Since the launch, 10 projects from 6 countries and 7 sectore have been pre-screened and published on the platform, and are consulted by potential investors.If you have a project in investor-ready stage, have a look at what the platform has to offer click here Terms and conditions are outlined on the website. In relation to the exposure your project gets, registration fees are comparatively low.Here are the criteria for projects to be accepted: Project(s) must be ready to be presented to potential investors, i.e. being complete with at least an executive summary, business plan and detailed financials The required investment volume is between 1 mio and 20mio USD. (Please take note that we cannot accept projects below 1 mio USD) Preference is given at the moment to projects in the sectors of agribusiness, energy, education, healthcare and ICT. Country-wise Mozambique, Ivory Coast, Botswana, Rwanda, Nigeria and South Africa are priority. However, all other sectors and countrires are considered as well.Registration of projects click here  
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Request For Proposals (RFP): Legal Advisory Services

Published on February 05, 2016
Under the Hub’s project component four (Trade policy and regulatory reform), we invite qualified law firms with demonstrated experience in the East African Community (EAC) region to provide a regular review of the implementation status of the EAC Common Market Protocol, provide reform proposals and contribute to building the capacity of reform agents in implementing the protocol. Each proposal should be in respect to a specific EAC Partner State. Applicants may propose to undertake the assignment in multiple Partner States. Proposals are due no later than Friday February 19th 2016 at 11:59 pm local time Nairobi, to be submitted via email to the address provided in the instructions. (Late offers will be rejected except under extraordinary circumstances at DAI’s discretion.)  All proposals submitted shall reference the RFP Number “RFP-NAI-0025 Legal Advisory Services – (Country)” in the email subject line. Each proposal should be in respect to a specific EAC Partner State. Applicants may propose to undertake the assignment in multiple Partner States. The submission to DAI of a proposal in response to this RFP will constitute an offer and indicates the Offeror’s agreement to the terms and conditions in this RFP and any attachments hereto. DAI reserves the right not to evaluate a non-responsive or incomplete proposal. Download full advert here Download full Request For Proposals (RFP) here.  
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Published on January 29, 2016
The ICT Intern will provide support for day-to-day project office ICT operations, assist in new workstation setup and desktop repair and assist in local area network (LAN) management and troubleshooting. Download full advert.
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Published on January 22, 2016
The IT Specialist is responsible for the IT needs of the Hub’s office, including system installations, maintenance, and technical support. S/he is responsible for ensuring that standards set by the DAI home office are followed and project solutions are the most efficient and cost effective. S/he will ensure that proper back up, anti-virus and disaster recovery procedures are identified and followed and that end users have access to shared files, printers and email. Download full advert here.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Re-advertisement: Grants & Subcontract Specialist

Published on January 20, 2016
The Grants & Subcontract Specialist will work with Partnership Fund Director (PFD), Component Advisors (CA) and Procurement/Logistics Officers during the development of grant proposals, providing information on the feasibility of practical aspects of implementation. After grant approval, the GS will work with the Technical team on the development of a grant agreement according to the grant format Upon signing of the grant agreement by the Chief of Party (COP) or his designee, and the GS will ensure effective grant implementation in conformity to the organization’s approved Activity Manual and will keep the designated PA informed of grant implementation progress. Download full advert here
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