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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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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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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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