"We believe that knowledge will be transferred to your members and we anticipate that more than 250 enterprises will sufficiently benefit from the knowledge you will acquire in this ToT. " Said Ms. Sarah Kagingo, Sector Chair, Professional Services -PSFU Board. "The major aim of this ambitious effort is the expansion of intra-African trade by lowering trade barriers to goods and services, as well as the movement of people throughout the continent. The AfCFTA is thus intended to be a key driver of integration, production and industrialization, employment creation, income generation, and poverty reduction. AfCFTA Treaty entered into force on May 30, 2019." She added.
Ms. Kagingo represented the PSFU Board, as the key note speaker.
Business associations represented at the workshop include;
Uganda Beef Producers' Association, Uganda Fish Processors & Exporters Association, Uganda Coffee Federation, Uganda Tea Association, Hortfresh Association, Uganda Leather & Allied Industry Association, Uganda Dairy Processors Association, Uganda Oil Seed Producers Association , Information & Communication Technology Association, The Uganda Business Process Outsourcing Association, Uganda Law Society, Institute of Certified Public Accountants Uganda, Uganda Private Vocational Training Institutions Association, Uganda Medical Association, KACITA Uganda, Uganda Bankers Association, Uganda Insurers Association, Uganda Shippers Council, Federation of Uganda Flight Forwarders Association, Uganda Freight Forwarders' Association, Regional Lorry Drivers and Truckers Association, Uganda Clearing Industry & Forwarding Association, Association of Uganda Tour Operators and Uganda Tourism Association.