The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is the only multilateral partnership dedicated to assisting least developed countries (LDCs) use trade as an engine for growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction.
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Partnering for change
LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
- In the EIF partnership, LDCs are in the driver's seat, ensuring ownership of results and of the EIF itself.
- Together, EIF and LDCs identify sectors with export potential and act on expert advice – all to help countries become more competitive in global markets.
- Donor participation allows EIF to provide catalytic support to LDCs, and ensures EIF's work is integrated with bilateral, regional and global efforts.
- Over the last 10 years, EIF has invested more than US$220 million in trade for development initiatives.
- EIF is a partnership of expert agencies that works closely with governments, development organizations, civil society and academia.
- Together, we leverage our collective know-how, reach and reputation to make trade work in the world's poorest countries.