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MARKUP Support Puts Uganda’s Cocoa on World Map

The cocoa sector in Uganda, although receiving less attention that the coffee value chain, has great potential which has not been exploited. MARKUP support to Semuliki Cooperative Union Limited is a step towards improving production, productivity, harvest and post-harvest quality practices and standards...

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Four Years of MARKUP - Achievements and Impact Stories

MARKUP is happy to present its achievement and impact stories in the ‘Four Years of MARKUP’, our newest update with motivating stories of beneficiaries from across the five EAC partner states participating in MARKUP and from all sectors and  products supported by the programme. In this new publication...

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MARKUP organizes the 1st EAC Quality Award

MARKUP organizes the 1st EAC Quality Award Global trade in agriculture products has increased tenfold in the last decade with enormous impact on both the health of populations and the economies of nations. We do not often think about the quality of the products we buy- and especially the food we...

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New Market Opportunities for Rwanda Coffee

The direct contact between coffee producers and exporters and coffee consumers and importers is one of the most important selling points in the trade of specialty coffees. Consumers like to know that their early morning cup comes from sustainable sources, and they are ready to pay a higher price if...

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MARKUP in Nane Nane Celebrations 2022

MARKUP in Nane Nane Exhibitions, Mbeya, Tanzania EU-EAC MARKUP, through Solidaridad, will mark Farmers' Day (Nane Nane), celebrated each year on the 8th August in Tanzania, and celebrate the achievements of farmers and small and medium companies engaged in the project To Certification and Beyond. The...

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MARKUP Holds 7th Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee

July 14th 2022 saw policy makers, private sector representatives and Implementing Partners from the 5 MARKUP Partner States interact with the EU Delegation and the EAC Secretariat to review programme implementation for the period June 2021- July 2022 and discuss ways to address emerging challenges....

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MARKUP at a Glance

We are happy to share a new summary publication with highlights of what MARKUP has achieved.  When the MARKUP PCU team met for the first time on 1st October 2018, it was clear that success would depend on all stakeholders doing their part and pulling together. Nearly four years down the road,...

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Beneficial Ties for Tea Communities in East Africa

The EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP) strives to break the international trade barriers through awareness creation and improving market access of East African products to the regional and international markets.Recently, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the European Speciality...

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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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