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COMESA, African Union holding climate change financing meeting

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Secretariat in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Service Centre for Africa are holding a training workshop for member states on green/climate financing. on August 1-2 in Harare, Zimbabwe. A media …

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COMESA to hold climate change meeting in Zimbabwe

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa secretariat will hold a two-day training workshop to build capacity for member states in what it is calling ‘target indicator tracking and implementation’ of the Transparency Clause of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change, …

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COMESA trade barriers

COMESA: Experts call for harmonisation of standards within the trading bloc Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa bloc presents huge opportunities for businesses but a number of challenges remain. Delegates from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi said at a recent meeting …

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COMESA to boost regional seed trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, is set to introduce the use and distribution of seed labels and certificates as a way of improving access to quality seeds in the region. This is because more than 130 million people in the region …

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COMESA commends Uganda on roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has been commended for prioritizing infrastructure development especially energy and the road network which is a recipe for boosting regional trade. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Council of Ministers meeting opened by Vice President of Zambia Inonge Wina in Lusaka …

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30 French firms eye Uganda investments

 The firms seek to invest in energy, infrastructure, IT and pharmaceutical industries  Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Uganda’s ever growing position as an attractive investment destination for French companies came to the fore recently as a delegation of more than 30 companies under the umbrella organisation MEDEF (Mouvement des …

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