The USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub boosts trade and investment with and within Southern Africa.
The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub continues to support Zambian women to become more active participants in the country’s economy. Their footprint in the export market is becoming a success story.
Video Credit: African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)
Every year, thousands of food brands head to New York to show off their wares and entice buyers from grocery stores to stock their products. It’s a trade show called the Fancy Foods Show, and it’s one of the best places to catch trends before they hit grocery store shelves: New products make their debut here, and months later, they appear on the shelves of your local Whole Foods
The Hub recently finalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Registrar Corp. Registrar Corp (www.registrarcorp.com) assists businesses to comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. The Virginia-based firm is a market leader, boasting 21 international offices (including Cape Town, South Africa,) over 150 employees, and has aided more than 30,000 companies across 160 countries. Registrar Corp offers FDA compliance assistance for food and beverage, medical devices, drugs, cosmetics, and electronics./p>
The Corridor Performance Monitoring System (CPMS) is a web-based platform operated by South African supply chain management company, Crickmay & Associates (Crickmay).
Crickmay has agreements with over a dozen major Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking companies, whose partnerships with transporters allow Crickmay to obtain billions of raw data points related to commercial transport across Southern and Eastern Africa.
Download the CPMS fact sheet here: pdf SATIH CPMS Fact Sheet (999 KB)
Download the manual here: pdf CPMS Application Viewer User Manual V2 Final (1.85 MB)