INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT CAPACITY BUILDING OF FISH TRADERS AND SPS/TBT BORDER REGULATORY AUTHORITIES ON SELF REGULATION AND RISK-BASED APPROACHES TO REGULATION

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INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT CAPACITY BUILDING OF FISH TRADERS AND SPS/TBT BORDER REGULATORY AUTHORITIES ON SELF REGULATION AND RISK-BASED APPROACHES TO REGULATION COMESA recognizes the importance of small-scale cross border trade, and Informal Cross Border Trade (ICBT), and has developed several policies and mechanisms to facilitate it, including the Simplified Trade Regime (STR) and the … Read more

Notable Rise in Trade Barriers as Countries Responded to Covid-19

There has been a notable increase in the number of Non-Tariff Barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic period as countries increasingly took discretionary measures to contain the spread of the virus. COMESA Director of trade Dr Chris Onyango told delegates attending the fifth Meeting of the COMESA Trade and Trade Facilitation Sub-Committee last week, 6-8 October … Read more

Two Oceans Aquarium celebrates International African Penguin Awareness Day

 On 10 October, African Penguin Awareness Day, the Two Oceans Aquarium’s penguin mascot, Samantha, will be joined by the penguin mascots from Kfm 94.5 (Rocket), and Cape Town Tourism (Themba), in celebrating the day and highlighting the plight of African penguins. The three mascots will have an early morning photo session in the Penguin Exhibit … Read more

Media Statement: Odour complaints in Mossel Bay receiving attention

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Media Statement For Immediate Release 7 October 2020 Odour complaints in Mossel Bay receiving attention As part of an investigation about the offensive odour complaints in Mossel Bay, the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) Air Quality (AQ) and PetroSA convened a two-weekly meeting on community odours. The latest odours originate most likely from an oily … Read more

Media Statement: Odour complaints in Mossel Bay receiving attention

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Media Statement For Immediate Release 8 October 2020 Odour complaints in Mossel Bay receiving attention As part of an investigation about the offensive odour complaints in Mossel Bay, the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) Air Quality (AQ) and PetroSA convened a two-weekly meeting on odours in communities. The latest odours originate most likely from an … Read more

Agripreneur Issue 22 Podcast – Sep 2020

Welcome to the twenty-first edition of the Agripreneur publication of the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC). Through this publication, the NAMC seeks to create a platform where agripreneurs and farmers, mainly smallholders, can share their knowledge and skills, challenges, experiences and insights with one another. It is believed that this publication will assist smallholders in … Read more

Department of Agriculture Fishing Accreditation

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Department of Agriculture Accreditation​ Southern Africa Youth Project has received accreditation and licence to operate in the fishing sector. With the licence we are able to catch Tilapia Fish, breed new borns/fingerlings, then we sell to communities and those who are in need of supplies. We are accredited for the following: Fish Breeding Licence Fish … Read more

Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) launches the South African food loss and waste voluntary agreement

29 September 2020    Johannesburg – The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) today launched the South African food loss and waste voluntary agreement which commits food manufacturers and retailers to reducing food waste to achieve the United Nation’s sustainable development goal (SDG) to halve global food waste by 2030. The agreement – launched to … Read more

DOCUMENTING WOMEN AND YOUTH BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES IN VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat and the European Union (EU) have signed a Grant contribution agreement for the Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Programme (RECAMP). The RECAMP aims at contributing to increased private sector participation in regional and global value chains. The Programme overall objective is to contribute … Read more

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT – PREPARATION OF TRAINING MATERIALS

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat is implementation the Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Programme (RECAMP), funded under the 11 European Development Fund (EDF). The RECAMP aims at contributing to increased private sector participation in regional and global value chains. The Programme Overall objective is to contribute to the … Read more

Individual Consultants – SMEs Business Advisory Services

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat is implementation the Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Programme (RECAMP), funded under the 11 European Development Fund (EDF). The RECAMP aims at contributing to increased private sector participation in regional and global value chains. The Programme Overall objective is to contribute to the … Read more

Consultants to Undertake a Situational Analysis on Regional Cassava Value Chain

COMESA Federation of National Associations of Women in Business (COMFWB) is a COMESA Institution based in Lilongwe Malawi. COMFWB was established by COMESA in recognition of the fact that regional economic integration cannot be achieved if women in economic enterprise were left out. COMESA mandated COMFWB to champion the improvement of the economic conditions of … Read more

ECAM trains managers in Effective Employee Engagement strategies

Renowned psychologist Dr. Chiwoza Bandawe says organisations are at a better position to reach their goals if they learn to engage and motivate their working force. Bandawe said this when he was giving a presentation at the Developing Strategies for Effective Employee Engagement Workshop that was organised by the Employers’ Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) … Read more

Taste of Cape Town: experience SA’s food heritage

“You have to taste a culture to understand it,” travel writer Deborah Cater once said. We couldn’t agree more. South Africa is a country with a rich cultural heritage and food plays a big role in all cultures. Home to many cultures, with lots of different cuisines and dishes, the one common element around South … Read more

Macroeconomic Digest Podcast – Sep 2020 Issue

The Macroeconomic Digest, is a publication produced by Markets and Economic Research Centre, which aims to report on Economic Growth and other key economic indicators such as the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), crude oil, exchange rate and average prime interest rate. The agriculture, forestry and fishing industry was the only positive contributor to GDP … Read more

Speech During the Regional Meeting to Finalise the Draft COMESA 2021-2025 Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP)

Distinguished Delegates from COMESA Member States; Representatives of COMESA Institutions; Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by welcoming you all to this meeting to finalise the COMESA Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) 2021-2025. As you all know, COMESA implements its Treaty through SMART Medium-Term Plans and Annual Work Plans, and this has been the practice … Read more

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