EIF is supporting Tanzania to incorporate trade into ministries’ plans, strategies and budgets, and the country has developed trade‑specific strategies on facilitation and value chain training.
EIF worked to strengthen the Ministry of Trade's institutional and human resources capacity in order to improve the country's ability to trade globally.
- Co-funding of more than US$2 million from UNDP.
- Ministries, departments and agencies trained staff in trade prioritizing, planning and budgeting.
- Trained 120 (78 men, 42 women) related to the avocado value chain in Iringa, Njombe and Mbeya.
- In Zanzibar, a two‑day workshop was held by the Ministry of Trade, Industries and Marketing in August 2015 with 29 planning officers identifying several areas that need further Aid for Trade to make the trade sector grow and effectively contribute to economic growth.