Trade Facilitation - United Kingdom
The Trade Facilitation Fund is a World Bank multi-donor trust fund launched in 2009. It is aimed at improving the competitiveness of developing countries by improving trade facilitation systems and reducing trade costs. Projects are based on demand of local governments and mostly consist of trade facilitation and or capacity building.
TradeMark East Africa is a multi-donor initiative aimed at increasing trade and regional integration within the East African Community. It is a combination of physical infrastructure, systems integration and optimization, and institutional support. The prioritization of intervention is based on analysis of the binding constraints to trade, political economy and stakeholder interests. Examples of projects are cross-border harmonization of custom procedures, One Stop Border Posts and streamlining of cargo handling in the ports of Mombasa and Dar es Salaam.