Tag: Trademark East Africa

Trademark East Africa: How to revive regional trade hit hard by COVID-19 lock-down

Regional trade has hit a snub as a result of the COVID-19 greatly affecting border communities and traders. But could there be a compromise to enable an accelerated bounce back? CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera spoke to Trademark East Africa Country Director, Patience Mutesi Gatera for more.

EAC sees sharp fall in regional trade due to COVID-19

Trade in the East African Community has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with trade volumes estimated to have dropped to between 30 per cent and 40 per cent in the past few months. Frank Matsaer, CEO of TradeMark East Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

Rwanda to host East Africa Tourism Platform secretariat

It was announced this week that Rwanda has been confirmed as the newest host of the secretariat for the East Africa Tourism Platform. The body, which was established back in 2011, has received $250,000 as part of a two year partnership deal with Trademark East Africa to support its operations. So as the struggling tourism industry gears up for a comeback, what’s the next move? CNBC Africa spoke to the DG of the Rwanda Tourism Chamber, Frank Gisha Mugisha for more.

How East African economies can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic

Supply chains thus movement of goods are some of the most affected bits of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic but how can trade in the region recover from this hit? Joining CNBC Africa for more is Frank Matsaert, CEO of Trademark East Africa.

More intra-Africa trade needed: Challenges faced by logistics industry in EAC

Over the past 5 years, the East African Community (EAC) has reduced the bottlenecks on both the central and northern corridors as a way of facilitating trade in the region but despite this a number of challenges hindering the logistics industry still remain. Director of Transport at Trademark East Africa (TEA), Abhishek Sharma joins CNBC Africa for more.

KAM seek to strengthen SMEs in manufacturing

Kenya Association of Manufacturers will, from tomorrow, be hosting a 5-day Manufacturing Summit and Expo dubbed #Changamkafest2019 that is happening for the 3rd time. Job Wanjohi, Head of Policy at Kenya Association of Manufacturers joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and driving competitiveness for local manufacturers as well as closing the manufacturing gap through the Big 4 Agenda.

Rwanda Standard Board secures $1 mn to enhance food safety, trade

Rwanda Standard Board received $1 million funding from TradeMark East Africa in support of projects that will enhance food safety and trade. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo filed this report.

Women breaking barriers in the logistics sector

Women breaking barriers in the logistics sector