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World Food Safety Day 2021

On June 7, the world marks World Food Safety Day, which was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 12, 2018. This year’s theme is “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”, stressing that the production and consumption of safe food have immediate and long-term benefits for people,...

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Information about EAC-EU MARKUP at your Fingertips

What is MARKUP all about and who is behind this programme? How does MARKUP work? Who can benefit from it? What can MARKUP do for my business? How can I contact MARKUP? The MARKUP information brochure provides an answer to these questions. An updated version is now available for download here. For...

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New Standards for Cocoa and Cocoa Products in the Pipeline

The Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF) finished its 14th Session on May 13, 2021. Key on committee’s agenda was the adoption of maximum limits for cadmium in cocoa and cocoa products attracting interest from all cocoa producing regions of Latin America, The Caribbean and Africa as well...

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Rwanda: Post-Harvest Management for French Beans

For Rwanda, fine beans are an important horticulture export product accounting for 70% of Rwanda’s horticulture exports including to the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK). However, due to relatively lower sector development and therefore skills level as compared to Kenya for...

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How an Agro-Producer Strikes International Business Deals

If you ask June Gathoni today how her business is going, she will beam with confidence. But not long ago, she would have reacted differently. One of her company’s consignments to Korea was returned and the prospects for her company, Urban Fresh Ventures, did not appear very promising. However, June...

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MARKUP Organises Regional Investment Event

Stakeholders from across the East African Community (EAC) region and Europe gathered in the first week of March to participate in the MARKUP EAC Invest event. Participants praised the substantial dialogue during the fully virtual event and expressed optimism for the future of investment in the region...

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Guide to Using Images on Social Media for Coffee SMEs

Nowadays more than ever, learning how to take quality photographs and videos for social media and other branding communications is a valuable business skill. MARKUP via the International Trade Centre is happy to present the ‘Guide to Photographs and Videos on Social Media for Coffee SMEs in East...

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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