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Information for Trade in Kenya Portal

Trade Facilitation Portals (TFP), also known as Trade Information Portals, are one-stop shops that make easily accessible all information on trade procedures. Specially designed for traders, TFPs provide useful, clear, precise and up-to-date information on import, export and transit formalities. TFPs...

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Sustainable Products from TZ to the EU

EU-EAC MARKUP, implemented by ITC, conducted a survey and extensive research on the European market for sustainable products from Tanzania to offer a perspective on how, on the one hand, retailers in Europe find a growing demand for sustainably-sourced products, and on the other hand, micro, small...

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Spices Value Chain in Tanzania

The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC), Manfredo Fanti visited Med Food Arusha, a successful Tanzanian entreprise benefiting from  the EU-funded Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP) on 6 October 2020. Med Food Arusha is a spices producer based...

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The rising star of Tanzanian horticulture

Frank Horticulture is a small avocado and fresh produce exporter from Njombe, Tanzania. The hilly and fertile land in the south-western part of the country is the perfect region for avocado production. However, avocado growers and exporters struggle to access international markets because their...

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MARKUP Joins the World in Marking World Youth Skills Day

With funding from the European Union (EU), the Market Access Upgrade Program (MARKUP) Kenya joins the rest of the world in marking this year’s World Youth Skills Day. MARKUP Kenya is implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the government and...

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MARKUP Kenya supports World Food Safety Day 2020

MARKUP Kenya supported the World Food Safety Campaign through a huge media campaign. With funding from the European Union (EU), the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) through the Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP), MARKUP Kenya was running a series of activities as the...

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World Food Safety Day: MARKUP beats the drum

Agriculture is a key pillar to Kenya’s economy, food and nutrition security, contributing about 65 percent of the country’s total exports. However, this security can only be realized when food safety is keenly observed along the entire value chain; from production, to packaging, to transportation,...

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Trianon Investment: a new opportunity for Tanzanian spices

Tanzanian spices are of intrinsic high quality and the country has a lot of potential for increased production. However, there is an overall lack of technologies and equipment for post-harvest processes, and Tanzanian spices struggle to meet the quality requirements to access markets such as the...

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MARKUP Programme Coordination Unit c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
P.O. Box 13854
Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC)
Ngorongoro Wing, 6th Floor
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Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania