SITA – Support for Indian Trade and Investment for Africa
This Project is sponsored by the International Trade Centre (ITC) and implemented through the link institution -COMESA/LLPI and the focal point – KLDC. The Project is being implemented in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania with possibilities of extension into Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia. In Kenya, the key area of focus is leather processing at the tannery level, with a view of upgrading tannery processing capacities from wet blue to quality finished leather that may be consumed in the local, regional and international markets.
The Project is presently in its preliminary phase and the following have been achieved:
- Tannery Assessment – Conducted by a team of experts from KLDC, COMESA/LLPI and ITC.
- Selection of three (3) tannery beneficiaries – MAS Tannery (Nairobi), Nakuru Tannery
(Nakuru) and Reddamac Tannery (Nairobi).
- SITA Project Launch (Inaugural Regional Workshop) – Held at Hilton Hotel, Nairobi (4th – 5th November, 2015).