Multinational - East African Community Capacity Building Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 21 Mar 2022
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2026
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2026
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Commitment U.A 8,000,000
Status Approved

Project General Description

The East African Community (EAC) Capacity Building Project aims to strengthen EAC’s capacity for effective integration. The project will support interventions to improve market access for goods, services and movement of people in the EAC, boost the region’s position as a single investment destination to support value-addition and structural transformation, and strengthen the EAC institutional capacities through short term technical assistance and systems reform and upgrade. The Project will also contribute to enhanced food security in the region by facilitating food trade. In addition, it will be provided to boost the region’s position as a single investment destination to support value-addition and structural transformation necessary to further grow trade and create jobs. The project shall be structured into the following four components: (i) enhancing trade facilitation measures to boost EAC trade, (ii) promoting the EAC as a single investment destination, and (iii) strengthening the institutional capacity of the EAC Secretariat.

Project Objectives

The project’s development objective is to strengthen EAC capacity for effective integration.

Beneficiaries

The project direct beneficiaries are the EAC Secretariat, cross-border traders, investors, border authorities, officials of investment promotion agencies in EAC Partner States and trade facilitation national focal points. Indirect beneficiaries will include producers, consumers, and generally citizens of the EAC Partner States.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Implementing
East African Community

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-K00-115
Last Update 25 Jun 2022

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Contact Details

Name KANYIMBO Patrick
Email p.kanyimbo@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Multinational