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UN official outlines key issues to develop EAC manufacturing sector

Published on January 12, 2017

East African Community (EAC) states cannot collectively or individually afford to neglect the development of their manufacturing sector, a UN official has said.

In his publication on the challenges of industrialisation within the EAC, Andrew Mold, officer-in-charge of the Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa (SRO-EA) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ENECA), says the best option for the development of EAC industry is to focus on both ‘recapturing domestic markets’ and simultaneously exploiting better the potential of regional markets. Read more. Source | New Times