Country Updates

Laboratories in Burundi Equipped to Support Agricultural Exports

In January and February 2021, International Trade Centre (ITC) through MARKUP organised a series of training workshops on the ISO 17025 for a team of technicians of laboratories, quality managers and laboratory managers from key institutions such as Bureau Burundais de Normalisation et de contrôle...

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EU Market Requirements and Opportunities for Tanzanian Exporters

The International Trade Centre organised a four-day webinar series that addressed the requirements, opportunities and sustainability trends for SMEs to access the European market. The webinar series was organised for Tanzanian SMEs active in the avocado, coffee, spices and tea sectors from 8th – 11th...

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Novel Training for Avocado Exporters in Rwanda

In consultation with the National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB), International Trade Centre identified avocado as a key horticultural product bearing the potential to generate more revenue for the country and for a considerable number of smallholder farmers.  Currently, Rwandan...

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MARKUP Rwanda Takes Off

Interview with Julia Anbalagan, ICU Coordinator MARKUP Rwanda – Coffee Value Chain Development  ICU, the Institute for University Cooperation, is MARKUP’s newest implementing partner, working on the implementation of Result 3 in Rwanda since April 2020 under the guidance of the Ministry of...

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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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New Web site for MARKUP Kenya

MARKUP Kenya, implemented by UNIDO in partnership with Kenya government institutions and private sector organisations, has launched a web site ( dedicated to MARKUP’s work in Kenya. They have also published thefirst edition of their newslettercovering...

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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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Matching Grants for the Coffee and Cocoa Value Chain in Uganda

The EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (EU-EAC MARKUP) financed under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) has earmarked funds up to a tune of EUR 3.48 million through a matching grant scheme to support smallholder coffee and cocoa farmers in Uganda. The project focus is to improve access...

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For more information, please contact us at:

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