The Minister of state for Trade Hon Wakikona David on 14th August 2015 launched the construction of the Katuna Border Market. The overall objective of the Border Market project is to position Uganda to fully exploit the market opportunities created by regional integration, promote value addition...Read more...
COMESA JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional grouping of 19 African States which have agreed to promote regional integration through trade development and transport facilitation. More information can be obtained from the COMESA website www.comesa.int. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the post of the Director, Information and Networking ,Assistant Secretary General Administration and Finance,Director, Administration and Energy Economist
The ministry will carry out a country selection and the successful candidates will be forwarded to COMESA secretariat.
Find attached the application form and vacancies which can be accessed from the comesa website
Address the applications to the
Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives
Attention; COMESA Desk Office
Below are the requirements of the posts (job description and job specification):
|State Minister for Trade Launches Katuna Border Market|
The Minister of state for Trade Hon Wakikona David on 14th August 2015 launched the construction of the Katuna Border Market.
The overall objective of the Border Market project is to position Uganda to fully exploit the market opportunities created by regional integration, promote value addition and wealth creation.
The Border Market program is one of the priority areas adopted by the National Development Plan that will not only enable Uganda increase its export base in the region but also enable Uganda benefit from its strategic link within the regions that compose of over 135 Million people within EAC and over 500 million people in the whole of the COMESA region.
The East African Business Council has organised the East African Manufacturing Business summit that will be held 1st-2nd September 2015 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Uganda Under the theme “Unleashing the Manufacturing Potential in an Integrated East African Market”
Registration is open for delegates and exhibitors. Space is limited so early booking is advised to secure your participation. You can book directly through the EABC website and get detailed information and prices about the event or read attachments below
EABC SUMMIT brochure
|Cooperatives Day 2015|
Uganda joined the rest of the world on Saturday 4th July, 2015 to commemorate the 93rd International Cooperative Day and 21st UN International Day of Cooperatives. Celebrations for this year took place in Kabale District at Kyanamira playground and hosted by Lyamujungu Cooperative Financial Services Ltd.
This year’s theme is: “Equality” and the slogan is: “Choose Cooperatives Choose Equality" This theme is premised on one of the fundamental values of cooperatives.
Thirty two (32) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMES) were awarded certificates after attaining product certification for both Quality Mark (Q-Mark) and Standardization Mark (S-Mark).
These MSMEs were supported by the Quality Infrastructure and Standards Programme (QUISP) under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. The Programme provided technical assistance to the MSMEs from various regions across Uganda in a bid to improve the implementation of standards among the MSMEs.