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East African Community

Denmark supports the East African Community (EAC) with the aim to advance and strengthen regional integration in order to create larger markets, increase competitiveness on the global market and attract foreign investors.

EAC consists of six East-African partner states namely Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South-Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Combined, these partner states are home to 150 million citizens and a GDP of USD 146 billion. Read more here

 

EAC’s Partnership Fund

 

Denmark’s support to the EAC is through the EAC Partnership Fund, a basket fund dedicated to promote implementation of EAC integration road map starting with Customs Union to Political Federation. The Partnership Fund finances strategic interventions necessary to advancing and strengthening the integration agenda. Read more here.

 

Trademark East Africa

 

The Danish Embassy in Dar es Salaam has previously supported Trademark East Africa, an agency, which supports trade and cooperation in the region by working towards improving efficiency along the transport corridors, and building capacity within the relevant ministries, departments and agencies that are critical to the integration process. The support also comprehended the Secretariat of EAC. The Danish Embassy in Kenya and the Danish Embassy in Uganda is currently supporting Trademark East Africa. Follow the links to find more information about the support.