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  • COVID-19 – Update on trade and markets in ACP countries and the EU for horticultural products septembre 22, 2020 - Many countries have put in place special measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These measures, as well as changes in food purchasing habits, have an impact on trade. In addition, concerns are mounting for the health and livelihoods of the workers who produce, deliver and sell our food worldwide. COLEACP remains on… Read more
  • COLEACP’s Fit For Market programme in action in Rwanda septembre 21, 2020 - SPICES RWANDA Ltd is a Rwandan company which produces and exports dried African Birds Eye Chilli. The company has implemented a food safety management system to comply with good hygiene practices within its processing unit. As part of its Fit for Market programme, COLEACP is supporting the company to strengthen this system and fully apply… Read more
  • Impacts of Covid-19 on the horticultural sector in Rwanda septembre 18, 2020 - COLEACP’s surveys in the early months of the pandemic aimed to gather first-hand information on the impact of Covid-19 on operators of horticultural businesses, and assess how support from COLEACP and other partners could best be redirected as a response. These were not intended to be systematic surveys – respondents were self-selecting, and the operators… Read more
  • FIT FOR MARKET PROGRAMME: SUPPORT EXCELLA PRODUCE Lts: février 3, 2020 - Rwandan company EXCELLA PRODUCE Lts produces fruit and vegetables - avocados, French beans, chillies, baby corn, carrots, tomatoes, ginger, passion fruit and broccoli - and wants to expand to EU markets. As part of its Fit for Market programme, Coleacp is supporting the company to establish a strong quality and food safety management system validated… Read more
  • EAC-COLEACP MEETING IN BRUSSELS janvier 30, 2020 - In Brussels, a delegation from the East African Community (EAC), headed by Hon. Christophe BAZIVAMO, Deputy Secretary General, is meeting Coleacp team headed by Jeremy KNOPS, COLEACP GD to set up a roadmap for EAC-COLEACP collaboration. The EAC, a regional intergovernmental organisation based in Tanzania, has six partner states: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania… Read more
  • Follow-up of COLEACP beneficiaries in Rwanda and workshop to build an action plan with the Rwandese NPPO janvier 26, 2020 - Follow-up of COLEACP beneficiaries in Rwanda and workshop to build an action plan with the Rwandese NPPO Reminder of the mission Country Rwanda Programmes Fit For Market Fit For Market SPS Experts Maud DELACOLLETTE, Regional Programme Manager Victor BORO, Project Manager Calendar From 21.01.2020 to 24.01.2020 Post-mission Sheet Rwanda-FFM FFM-SPS-Janv20 Read more
  • COLEACP’s RWANDA NATIONAL WORKSHOP janvier 23, 2020 - As part of its Fit For Market SPS programme, COLEACP's Rwanda national workshop is bringing together key actors in public and private horticulture to prioritize activities and build an action plan for the next 3 years to enable compliance with EU sanitary and phytosanitary regulations. Read more
  • EAC REGIONAL FRUITS & VEGETABLES FORUM IN NAIROBI décembre 19, 2019 - From 18–19 December 2019, various partner states will discuss the topic “transforming the fruit and vegetables value chain in the EAC”. The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation based in Tanzania and composed of six partner states: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The two days are punctuated by discussions,… Read more

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