Other Collaborators

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of six (6) Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

EACC is a thirteen (13) year old non-profit organization dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining member communities through entrepreneurship, consulting and promoting trade opportunities.

Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB) is the national focal point for export promotion and development. Our role is to help you export your products and services out of Uganda.

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) is a state Agency under the National Treasury that is mandated to facilitate cross border trade and establish, manage and implement the National Electronic Single Window System.

The Agency collects, collates, stores, analyses and disseminates trade information to support enterprise competitiveness.  In addition to the market research findings, the Agency obtains export market information

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has remained the premier government agency for the provision of Standards, Metrology and Conformity Assessment (SMCA) services since its inception in 1974.

Based in Hamburg, Germany, GFA Consulting Group is one of the leading European consulting firms active in the development cooperation sector. GFA has a sound track record of providing effective solutions to the challenges in the global consulting market.

Board of External Trade (Tanzania)

Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI), previously known as COMESA/LLPI, was chartered in 1990, with the endorsement of 17 COMESA Heads of States. The COMESA Council of Ministers in its Thirty-Seventh Meeting decided that starting from 1st January 2018 COMESA – Leather and Leather Products Institute to be rebranded as Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI). ALLPI’s main Mandate is to support the development of the leather sector in the Region

ALLPI is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and its membership encompasses ten countries, namely; Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is also working with Djibouti, DRC, Madagascar and Swaziland under Consultancy services and potential for them to become members in the near future.

The Mandate of ALLPI is defined in its Charter and complimented by the COMESA Treaty, COMESA Summit Decisions, Council of Ministers Directives, COMESA Secretariat Strategy, COMESA Regional Leather Value Chain Strategy, Member States Leather Value Chain Strategies, Public and Private Sector Stakeholder’s inputs through the Regional Core Team, Triple Helix and SME Technical Committee platforms, among others. The diversity of the Committee members have expanded to include leading global players of the industry to provide in-depth and real-time solutions to the leather sector.