• Introducing the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub
    Introducing the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub

    The USAID sponsored Southern Africa Trade Hub operates in eight SADC countries to facilitate trade, modernize customs, and improve food security.

  • Developing Regional Value Chains
    Developing Regional Value Chains

    The Trade Hub supports the Source Africa and Origin Africa textile and apparel trade shows to improve manufacturers' quality exports within the region and to the US and Europe.

  • Introducing New Standards
    Introducing New Standards

    In close partnership with national standards agencies and ANSI, USAID is preparing countries with the implementation of the WTO Technical Barriers to Trade requirements.

  • Promoting Food Safety and Hygiene Standards
    Promoting Food Safety and Hygiene Standards

    The Trade Hub and thousands of smallholder farmers are introducing new safety and hygiene standards to improve the quality of groundnuts.

  • Promoting Renewable Energy
    Promoting Renewable Energy

    The Trade Hub supports programs in Swaziland and Zambia to introduce renewable energy solutions.

  • Reducing Border Crossing Times
    Reducing Border Crossing Times

    By modernizing border crossing procedures, the Trade Hub and its partners have been able to reduce border crossing times substantially at the Mwanza, Songwe, Kasumbalesa and Nakonde border posts.

 

Click here for an overview of our activities in each of the 8 SADC countries we operate in.

 

 

Click here for an overview of our activities in each of the 8 SADC countries we operate in.

 

About the Trade Hub

The key objective of the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub (the Trade Hub) is to increase international competitiveness, intra-regional trade and food security in Southern Africa. Activities include:

  • Customs reform and modernization;
  • Food production and security;
  • Textiles and apparel production and exports;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Trade facilitation and WTO compliance.

The Trade Hub is supported by USAID and works closely with the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

About the Trade Hub

The key objective of the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub (the Trade Hub) is to increase international competitiveness, intra-regional trade and food security in Southern Africa. Activities include:

  • Customs reform and modernization;
  • Food production and security;
  • Textiles and apparel production and exports;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Trade facilitation and WTO compliance.

The Trade Hub is supported by USAID and works closely with the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

About the Trade Hub

The key objective of the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub (the Trade Hub) is to increase international competitiveness, intra-regional trade and food security in Southern Africa. Activities include:

  • Customs reform and modernization;
  • Food production and security;
  • Textiles and apparel production and exports;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Trade facilitation and WTO compliance.

The Trade Hub is supported by USAID and works closely with the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

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