Stakeholders working in the Moringa Tree value chain in East Africa met for an Orientation workshop convened by the East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP) in Arusha, Tanzania, to introduce the project on Value Addition for increased market access for Moringa products in the Agro-processing sector.
The project focuses on value addition for increased market access in the agro-processing sector. The Stakeholders, who are drawn from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, convened on the 30th of January 2020, engaged and advanced ideas on how to support women producing and trading in Moringa products in these three countries, and by extension, the East African Community.
The day-long session focused focused on improving competitiveness, strengthening of value addition on Moringa products for easy market access, peer sessions from companies, sensitization on simplified trade regime and business connection and linkages.
In addition, the EAWiBP seeks to create an online portal for East African Business Women to market and showcase Moringa tree products to a broader audience across the globe. The project is being implemented in partnership with IIDEA, which is an initiative under the EAC-GIZ support for Market-Driven and People-centered integration in the East African Community (SEAMPEC) program.