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SMEs to get EAC market information

Published on November 22, 2016

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will now be able to access firsthand information on trade and investment opportunities across East African Community (EAC) member countries, thanks to a new initiative by youth focused non-governmental organization (NGO).

The Vision for Youth has launched has launched a project known as “SokoMkononi” that aims to identify challenges and enable SMEs to get information on the EAC investment and trade opportunities, the NGO’s director, Ms Violet Ayubu told The Citizen yesterday.

This, according to her, is because though the EAC Common Market Protocol became effective on July 1, 2010, many Tanzanians still lack information on the opportunities found in the wider regional market in other member states like Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. Read more. Source | The Citizen