Tag: Diakonia

24
Oct

4th NATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: LIFE OF A WOMAN CROSS BORDER TRADER

4th NATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: LIFE OF A WOMAN CROSS BORDER TRADER The life of a woman cross border trader, challenges and opportunities in the EAC integration process 4th National Women’s Week: EASSI’s ultimate mandate under Women’s Economic Justice Project, WEJ is to link inland women to regional and international markets. This leads to the establishment of synergies between the Luweero

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11
Oct

GENDER AND TRADE

GENDER AND TRADE Gender and Trade. Other Publications: Research  |  Gender Tracking & Gender Barometer  |  Sustainable Development Agenda  |  WOGE Project

27
Sep

Why EAC Presidents have to assent to the Gender Bill

Why EAC Presidents have to assent to the Gender Bill EAC Gender and Development Bill is to advance Gender Equality across the 6 EAC Partner states in the economic, political, social and cultural spheres. The bill will benefit women and men by consolidating into one legally binding document, the various instruments to which the EAC partner states are party or

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27
Sep

NTBs, Gender Responsive EAC Non-Tariff Barriers Act

NTBs, Gender Responsive EAC Non-Tariff Barriers Act NTBs, Non-Tariff Barriers are laws, regulations, administrative and technical requirements other than tariffs imposed by a Partner State. Their effect is to impede trade. In other words, NTBs are restrictions or obstacles to trade. Traders face Non – tariff barriers that include; import licensing, rules of valuation of goods at customs, rules of

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9
Sep

Luweero Women Plan for Business Expansion

Luweero Women Plan for Business Expansion By Agnes Akoth A two day needs assessment and planning session was held at the EASSI Training Centre on September 7 -8, 2018, for the five best performing groups under the Women’s Economic Justice (WEJ) Project implemented in Luweero District by EASSI, NAWOU and FIDA-U. The training was supported by the Forum for Women

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27
Aug

Cooperating to Prosper Rural Women in Luweero District

Cooperating to Prosper: Rural Women in Luweero District August 20 – 27, 2018 The members of the Luweero Women’s Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited (LUWOMCO) carried out a campaign in the 13 sub-counties of Luweero District to mobilise women and men to join their cooperative and appreciate working together in cooperatives in order to improve their household income and standard of

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24
Aug

Consolidating the gains of women cross border traders in EAC economic integration process

ABOUT THE GENDER AND TRADE PROJECT In partnership with Trade Mark East Africa, EASSI has been implementing a project entitled, “Consolidating the gains of Women Cross Border Traders in the EAC Economic Integration process”. This project recognizes that trade policy reform in the EAC region needs to be inclusive of women doing business across the region. Under this project, EASSI

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