Sector(s): Agriculture and rural development
Date: 07/2015 - 07/2017
Client / Beneficiary: TMEA (Trademark East Africa)
Financing Agency: TMEA (Trademark East Africa)
Project Value: 899,895 €
SPS and TBT barriers are among the risks that have been identifies as potential obstacles to the swift development of nascent export sectors, such as horticulture and food and animal products. There are a number of government institutions involved in management of SPS measures, including standards, inspections, certifications, lab analysis, however their mandate on this matter are not always clear, with potential overlapping, conflicts of interest and competence that need to be technically reinforced. Further on this, SPS requirements need to be better understood by producers and exporters, in order to be able to comply with them and be competitive in the international market.
The results of the project are:
Meat handlers along the whole production chain should be aware of Good Hygiene Practices.
The programme focuses on four key deliverables:
Each area of support is specified and outputs are expressed into a series of activities to be implemented by the pertinent institutions which are involved in the management of SPS measures, namely MINAGRI, NAEB, RAB, RALIS, RSB.
The services provided are: