• Introducing the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub
    Introducing the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub

    The USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub works with partners in eight SADC countries to facilitate trade, modernize customs, and improve food security.

  • Developing Regional Value Chains
    Developing Regional Value Chains

    The Trade Hub supports the Source Africa and Origin Africa textile and apparel trade shows to improve manufacturers' quality exports within the region and to the US and Europe.

  • Introducing New Standards
    Introducing New Standards

    In close partnership with national standards agencies and ANSI, USAID is preparing countries with the implementation of the WTO Technical Barriers to Trade requirements.

  • Promoting Food Safety and Hygiene Standards
    Promoting Food Safety and Hygiene Standards

    The Trade Hub and thousands of smallholder farmers are introducing new safety and hygiene standards to improve the quality of groundnuts.

  • Reducing Border Crossing Times
    Reducing Border Crossing Times

    By modernizing border crossing procedures, the Trade Hub and its partners have been able to reduce border crossing times substantially at the Mwanza, Songwe, Kasumbalesa and Nakonde border posts.

The USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub works to enhance economic growth and food security in Southern Africa through trade. READ MORE.

USAID Project Officer Evans Chinembiri, Trade Hub Chief of Party Greg Maassen, and Deputy Mission Director USAID Southern Africa Alonzo WindOn November 19, 2015, USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub participated in USAID's partners meeting in Pretoria. In addition to providing an overview of USAID programming priorities in Southern Africa, USAID Southern Africa Mission Director Cheryl Anderson and US Ambassador to South Africa Patrick Gaspard also highlighted recent successes among implementing partners.

Mission Director Anderson acknowledged the award recently presented by the President of Zambia to USAID and the Trade Hub for the innovative Warehouse Receipts System that is improving farmer incomes in Zambia.

Photo (left to right): USAID Project Officer Evans Chinembiri, Trade Hub Chief of Party Greg Maassen, and Deputy Mission Director USAID Southern Africa Alonzo Wind
 

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