Enhancing NTB Resolution and Trade Facilitation in Horn of Africa: Study Findings

The HoAI Secretariat has made available on the HoAI website two studies on how to improve the resolution of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in the Horn of Africa, and on inter-institutional arrangements needed to optimize the implementation of trade facilitation projects having a regional dimension launched under the HoAI. The two studies have been prepared by […]

Horn of Africa Initiative Takes Center Stage at COP28, Advocating for Regional Climate Resilience Financing and Private Sector Collaboration

Dubai, UAE – December 3, 2023: The Horn of Africa Initiative (HoAI) recently orchestrated a pivotal high-level dialogue during COP28 in Dubai, uniting finance ministers, international organizations, civil society, and academics to confront the pressing need for bolstering the region’s resilience to climate variability while amplifying coordination and financing endeavors. The initiative is paving the […]

Advancing HoAI Trade Pillar: Talks in Addis Ababa with Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somalia

Advancing HoAI Trade Pillar: Talks in Addis Ababa with Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somalia

Discussions for the advancement of the HoAI trade pillar go ahead in Addis Ababa with delegations from Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Somalia. Following the 23 and 24 November workshop in Nairobi with delegations from Kenya and South Sudan, a team from the HoAI Secretariat and the World Bank held meetings with delegations from Ministries of Trade, […]

Delegations from Kenya and South Sudan met in Nairobi to discuss and validate two draft studies that will guide the advancement of the trade pillar of the HoAI

Two delegations of officials from the Ministries of Trade, and other government authorities with trade-related responsibilities of Kenya and South Sudan met in Nairobi on November 23 and 24 with representatives from the HoAI Secretariat and the World Bank. The objective was to validate two draft studies that will guide the preparation of a comprehensive […]

Horn of Africa Initiative – COP28 UAE

Cop28 UAE

Join us at COP28 UAE on December 3, 2023, at 10 am at the Ethiopian Green Legacy booth for two critical discussions: ‘Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa’ and ‘Responses to the Climate Action: Resilience in the Horn.’ The first is a Policy Dialogue featuring finance ministers in Dubai, and the second, is hosted […]

Strengthening Digital Integration: Eastern Africa Regional Workshop in Addis Ababa

Eastern Africa Regional Workshop

A two-day regional workshop took place between September 19 and 20, 2023, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, aimed at strengthening collaboration among recipients of the Eastern Africa Regional Digital Integration Project (EARDIP, Series of Projects P176181 and P180931). This gathering included representatives from Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, the East African Community (EAC), and the Intergovernmental […]

Financial Inclusion Builds Resilience of Pastoralists to Drought

https://youtu.be/0FR7t0Uk9xE Story Highlights: A Lifeline in the Horn of Africa: The Horn of Africa witnessed a devastating drought that led to the loss of over 9.5 million animals, severely impacting the region’s livestock trade. Empowering Pastoralists: The “De-risking, Inclusion, and Value Enhancement of Pastoral Economies Project” is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at safeguarding the livelihoods […]

National ( Kenya) Consultation Workshop on HoAI Borderlands Roadmap

HoAI Policy Perspectives DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION HoA Connectivity Presentation DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION Kenya-Ethiopia HoAI Presentation DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION SDEP Presentation on HoAI Workshop DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION KNBS – Household and Population Data DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION IGAD Presentation DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION HoAI KRA DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION GIZ Presentation DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION FCDC Presentation – Institutional Strengthening DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION