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Member States of DRC and Uganda to work together to boost Cross Border Trade at Mpondwe-Kasindi border
15 Mar 2018
The Northern Corridor Secretariat is working with the Road Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Uganda with the aim of bringing together the two countries in order to establish a framework of cooperation and joint Funding mobilization for development of Trade facilitation infrastructure projects to boost cross border and intra-regional trade between the two countries. One of such projects is the development of the Mpondwe-Kasindi OSBP, the Bridge and the asso...Read More
OSBPs mean trade volumes and higher revenues for Kenya and Uganda
14 Mar 2018
The recently launched Busia One-Stop-Border Post (OSBP) by the Heads of States of Uganda and Kenya, is one of the fifteen (15) OSBPs in East Africa financially supported by Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) since 2010. The Busia OSBP will boost intra-regional trade along the Northern Corridor by cutting the time taken to clear goods and to cross the border between Kenya and Uganda. H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of the Republic of...Read More
Time to get it right: Road safety is key to social-economic development along the Northern Corridor
9 Mar 2018
Ever since the Northern Corridor Member States embarked on a long journey of integrating Sustainable Freight Transport (SFT) components namely, social, economic and environmental aspects in all infrastructure projects and trade facilitation and Transport Logistics initiatives, the Corridor registered some progress especially on the component of Green Freight transport by cutting down Port and Road transport emissions such as Particulate Matter (PM), black carbon emissions and Oxides of Nitrogen ...Read More