Agricultural Markets

Beyond Trade Rules: Enablers of Firms’ Participation in Regional Agro-processing Value Chains

This briefing paper seeks to identify the enablers of East African firms’ participation in regional agro-processing value chains, beyond trade rules. It carries out an in-depth analysis of the main agro-processing value chains within the region that underlie intra-EAC trade, and identifies key practical enablers and obstacles beyond laws and regulations. These include infrastructure, private sector agreements and business networks among others.