Launching Programme For the Sector Strategies (Cashew and Sesame) and Inauguration of the Trade Information Reference Centre

June 18, 2014 — Banjul, Gambia, The

Launching Programme

For the Sector Strategies (Cashew and Sesame) and Inauguration of the Trade Information Reference Centre

Date: 18 June 2014

Venue: MOTIE

12:30 – 12:35                      Opening statement by the Chairperson – EIF Focal Point

12:35 – 12:50                      Statements from the Private Sector Representatives (Cashew Alliance of The Gambia and National Women Farmers Association)

12:50 – 13:05                      Statement from the ITC Representatives and Presentation of strategies and the strategy management structures (ITC)

13:05 – 13:15                      Launching Statement Sector Strategies and Inaugural Statement of the National Coordinating Committees (Sector Strategy Implementation Committees) – The Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE)

13:15 – 13:20                      Official Opening (ribbon cutting) of the Trade Information Reference Centre by Minister of MOTIE and Chairperson of the EIF Board.

13:20 – 13:30                      Demonstration of the Trade Information Reference Centre and the services and information it can provide (ITC and MOTIE)

13:30                                     End of launching programme

 

Participants

-          Members of the National Steering Committee

-          Members of the Sector Implementation Committees of the two sectors (cashew and sesame)

-          Other Government Ministers

-          Members of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Sector Competitiveness and Export Diversification Project