Country Updates

Coffee and Tea Stakeholder Awareness Campaign on COVID-19

In a move to mitigate the profound impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on every single sector and small businesses, MARKUP, through International Trade Centre, joined efforts to inform coffee and tea stakeholders, laboratories and factories on essential precautions to adapt during the pandemic period...

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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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Marking Nane Nane Celebrations

MARKUP, through the International Trade Centre (ITC) and Solidaridad, participated in the Nane Nane 2020 Exhibition that was held in Bariadi District, Simiyu – Tanzania from 1 to 8 August 2020. Nane Nane, or Farmers’ Day, acknowledges and celebrates the accomplishments of farmers in Tanzania. Fairs...

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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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COVID 19 Threat and Food Safety Awareness

EAC MARKUP Kenya, implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has embarked on a food safety awareness campaign to counteract possible dangers of getting infected through contaminated food.

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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 Kenya Launched by UNIDO

NAIROBI, 29 October 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will implement the Kenyan ‘Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)’ project, which is funded by the European Union (EU) and anchored within the Kenyan Ministry of Industry, Trade and...

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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