USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub continues to advance the development of the Renewable Energy Feed-in-Tariff (REFIT) pricing and regulatory mechanism in Zambia in collaboration with Zambia’s Energy Regulation Board (ERB). From August 17-21, 2015 the Trade Hub conducted a five-day comprehensive training in Livingstone, Zambia on the REFIT financial model for the benefit of ERB.
From August 7-11, 2015, USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub trained warehouse managers from ETG on the basic concepts of the Warehouse Receipts System (WRS) and demonstrated a live connectivity session to prepare Northern Mozambique for WRS, which was launched in Mozambique in May 2015.
During the week of August 10, 2015, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CYMMIT) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) awarded the second prize to a seed variety developed and distributed through a USAID Southern Africa Strategic Partnership Grant.
During the week of August 17, 2015, USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub presented at the inaugural Trade Subcommittee co-hosted by USAID and the EU in Maputo at the USAID Mozambique Mission. Representatives from UNIDO, GIZ, INNOQ, and UNDP attended the meeting.
USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub held a two-day Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Consultative Committee workshop on August 17-18, 2015 in collaboration with Mozambique’s Instituto Nacional de Normalização e Qualidade (INNOQ).
USAID’s Southern African Trade Hub held a Persuasive Communication and Negotiation training for women business owners and entrepreneurs in Gaborone, Botswana from August 13-14, 2015.
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