Country Updates

Empowering Journalists on Food Safety Matters

The role of the media in informing, inspiring influencing change, educating and shaping the national and international agenda, can never be ignored. Media practitioners are key in reaching the public with key messages, as well as channelling responses and feedback on topical issues. However, sometime...

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Training Agriculture Extension Officers on Global GAP

Over 60 Agriculture Extension Officers have been trained on Global Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), thanks to support by the European Union (EU) through MARKUP Kenya. This is the first group of Trainers of Trainees (TOT) who have been taken through the first module. 'Those who will qualify will...

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Burundi Trade Information Portal Launched

The Burundi Revenue Office, together with the International Trade Centre (ITC) launched the Burundi Trade Information Portal on 27 July 2021 in Bujumbura, bringing the number of Trade Portals in the EAC region to five. Lack of access to information on trade formalities and inconsistent regulations...

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Launch of the Tanzania Spices Label

The rapidly growing spices industry holds an opportunity for the agricultural sector of Tanzania. With a rising demand for spices in Asia, there is a real prospect for Tanzanian spices exporters to position themselves as leading suppliers of some of the world’s finest spices. By leveraging the high...

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EU Ambassador appreciates MARKUP contributions in Tanzania

On 6 October 2020, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Tanzania and the EAC, HE Manfredo Fanti, visited Med Foods Arusha, a Tanzanian enterprise benefiting from the EU-funded MARKUP. International Trade Centre through MARKUP began supporting Med Foods Arusha in 2019 and enabled it to improve the...

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Over 400 Entries Received for MARKUP Photography Contest

MARKUP Kenya received an overwhelming 413 entries from a total of 42 photographers after call for entries came to a close on 15th of June 2021. The objective MARKUP Photography Contest is to create awareness around MARKUP’s commitment towards supporting smallholder farmers, strengthening regulatory...

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Improving Avocado Production in Tanzania

With support from EU-EAC MARKUP, more than 100,000 improved avocado seedlings will be produced through a well-established nursery in Igongolo village, Njombe, Tanzania. More than thirty avocado farmers and members from Nguvu Kazi group will benefit from the nursery. In preparation, they received...

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SMEs in Burundi receive moisture meters

Burundi is renowned worldwide for the quality of its coffee. However, at times lack of efficient control practices for humidity levels can lead to surprises for the clients. In fact, moisture and humidity levels pose a serious threat to the final quality of the product. Post-harvest and quality management...

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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

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