April 4, 2019

ITC at BAPA+40: The Power of International Value Chains in the Global South

By Vandana Prakash Nair ITC participated in the Second High-level United Nations Conference (BAPA+40) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 20th-22nd March 2019. At the fifth […]
April 3, 2019

SITA facilitates five-day training in natural dyeing for Kenyan and Ugandan artisans

By Devika Jyothi SITA organised a training session in natural dyeing in association with Moi University, Kenya for a total of 18 participants from Kenya and […]
March 28, 2019

SITA facilitates hand-weaving training for Kenyan artisans

By Devika Jyothi Twenty Kenyan weavers, including 12 women artisans, participated in a six-day hand-weaving training in Nairobi. The training was organised in collaboration  with  the  […]
March 26, 2019

SITA Promotes East African leather at the India International Leather Fair

By Vandana Prakash Nair SITA led a delegation of 10 East African tanneries from Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to the India International Leather Fair (IILF) […]
February 18, 2019

SITA launches Mitreeki Fashion Incubator Programme to skill East African designers

By Devika Jyothi SITA launched Mitreeki’s 10-month Fashion Incubator Programme in Nairobi. Nineteen Kenyan female fashion designers participated in the first module held from 14-22 January […]
February 15, 2019

SITA at GTTES 2019: Exposure to cutting edge technologies and the launch of ITME Africa 2020

By Devika Jyothi SITA facilitated the participation of 13 East African companies at GTTES 2019, where they attended business-to-business meetings and gained exposure to the latest […]
January 24, 2019

SITA Ends 2018 with an Agribusiness Mission to Promote Investment in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda

By Ben Naturinda In December 2018, SITA organised investment promotion visits across India for high-level delegates from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda. The mission targeted the pulses, […]
December 22, 2018

It is time for Africa: Opportunities for Indian Investors in African Textile and Leather Markets

By Vandana Prakash Nair SITA featured at the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) Global Textiles Conclave (27-28 November) as well as the Council for Leather […]
November 23, 2018

Information and Communications Technology: Bringing India and East Africa Closer Together

By Devika Jyothi  In November 2018, India’s DesiCrew and Kenya’s HomeBoyz Foundation signed an MOU to establish a Digital Operations Centre in Nairobi. The centre will […]
October 18, 2018

East African Textile and Fashion Designers Exhibit their Flair and Creativity at Origin Africa 2018

By Devika Jyothi SITA facilitated the participation of six Rwandan and four Ethiopian and Kenyan designers at Origin Africa 2018. Participants had the opportunity to display […]
October 11, 2018

East African Businesses Expand Trade Networks at WEDF 2018

By Devika Jyothi  In September 2018, SITA facilitated the participation of 20 business leaders and trade experts from East Africa and India at the 18th World […]
October 2, 2018

East African Officials Head to India with SITA to Promote Investment

By Devika Jyothi In July 2018, SITA organised investment promotion visits across South India for high-level delegates from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. For the first time, […]
September 7, 2018

Forging New Leather Partnerships in Ethiopia and Rwanda

By Vandana Prakash Nair The leather sector is a valuable contributor to economic growth and employment generation in many countries across the globe.  The growing industry […]
August 23, 2018

SITA strengthens intra-African linkages at All African Leather Fair 2018

By Devika Jyothi From 8-10 June, Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) took part in the 10th All African Leather Fair (AALF) held in Addis […]
July 16, 2018

Pitching for success

By Candice Ungerer “There can be no better way to empower women than equip them with the right knowledge and skills to compete in international markets […]
July 11, 2018

SITA introduces international pulses traders to East Africa at GPC 2018, Colombo

By Devika Jyothi Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) participated in the annual conference of the Global Pulses Confederation in Colombo, Sri Lanka with […]
June 5, 2018

SITA launches Ethiopian handloom spin-off with master-weavers’ training in India

By Devika Jyothi In the fourth year of its implementation, besides the expansion of trade and investment promotion activities and capacity building activities for value-addition, Supporting […]
April 30, 2018

Improving Resource Efficiency:  SITA facilitates training for textile factories in East Africa

By Devika Jyothi Continuing its efforts to strengthen the capacity and competiveness of the East African textile sector, the International Trade Centre (ITC), through SITA, facilitated […]
April 9, 2018

SITA ICT interns work on aligning impact sourcing with UN SDGs

By Devika Jyothi SITA successfully concluded its first Indo-East Africa Internship Programme, enabling high-potential graduates and students from East Africa to gain skills, knowledge and experience […]
March 7, 2018

SITA furthers investment attraction efforts in the East African leather sector

By Devika Jyothi The Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) project registered its first investment deal in the leather sector in November 2017.  The […]