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Eastern & Southern Africa: Increasing competitiveness and sustainability of leather sector in COMESA countries (PACT II)
To develop a model of work – based on value addition to local resources and market/product development - that enables COMESA to achieve a sustainable and internationally competitive leather sector in the region. The model is based on 3 parallel lines of work that produce replicable pilot experiences in the areas of: finished leather (through industrial collaboration and Foreign Direct Investment), finished products (shoes) for domestic and regional markets and for international markets (bags); new qualities of leather (sustainable and community based tanned leather).
Notes/Key results
The intended Beneficiary Countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number RAF/20/127B
Trade Category Trade Promotion Strategy and Implementation
Dates 20/06/2009 - 30/06/2013
Reporting Agency International Trade Centre (ITC)
Implementing Agencies / Countries International Trade Centre (ITC)
Africa regional
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Africa regional
Invited Countries
Burundi; Ethiopia; Kenya; Sudan; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
E-mail contact / Web Address
itcreg@intracen.org / http://www.intracen.org


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