• 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 Visits Mozambique GranteesUSAID Southern Africa Director of the Regional Economic Growth Office, Mark Wilt and Bill Benjamin, USAID’s Feed the Future Coordinator and Agriculture Team Leader toured the Cargill facility in Catandica, Mozambique, which is being upgraded through a Strategic Partnership Grant.

USAID management also visited Intertek laboratories for a tour as the grantee works towards gaining ISO 17205 accreditation within the next 2-3 years. They also took a tour of the 8,000 metric ton warehouse being built in Chimoio through a Strategic Partnership Grant with ETG. Finally, they were briefed on the activities of grantee Solidaridad, which include farmer training on agronomic practice, aflatoxin control, and soil improvements.

Photo: Mark Wilt (second from right) and Bill Benjamin (third from left), arriving at ACA, the Mozambican partner of Trade Hub Grantee, Cargill, where they viewed the USAID-funded upgrades to the facility and first ever issuing of a warehouse receipt in Mozambique