FAO-ITC EWAT Programme: Call for Applications - 3-Day Trade Facilitation Workshop for Tanzanian Women in the Agrifood Sector

FAO-ITC EWAT Programme: Call for Applications - 3-Day Trade Facilitation Workshop for Tanzanian Women in the Agrifood Sector

The Empowering women and boosting livelihoods through agricultural trade (EWAT): Leveraging the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a project co-implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Trade Centre (ITC). It aims to support formal and informal women producers, processors, traders, women’s cooperatives, and associations to take advantage of the opportunities created by the AfCFTA in agriculture and agro-processing value chains.

The EWAT programme is delighted to announce a call for applications for a three-day in-person trade facilitation training that is set to take place in Dar es Salaam from 21 - 23 August 2023.

By submitting an application for these bootcamps, you confirm that you have carefully read the below information and that you comply with the criteria and agree with the terms and conditions stipulated.


- The applicant is either a woman producer, processor, businessowner, or trader in the agrifood sector;
- The representative commits to attend all three days of the workshop;
- The representative attending the workshop has good proficiency of English


FAO and ITC will:

- Facilitate the trade facilitation workshop;
- Provide two coffee breaks and lunches over all three days;
*If the selected candidate lives outside Dar es Salaam, the project will provide transportation and/or accommodation (more information will be shared after successful candidates have been notified)

General responsibilities of participant:

- The selected candidate must complete all evaluation forms issued by FAO and ITC. These forms are provided after the event and are critical to the project's reporting purposes.
- The selected candidate grants permission to FAO and ITC to use photos taken during the workshop in its communications material;
- The selected candidate agrees to complete additional evaluation forms that may be issued before the end of the project in December 2023.

This opportunity is open to 50 women producers, processors, traders, etc in the agrifood sector.

The selection of companies will be done on the basis of the above-mentioned criteria as well as the quality of responses submitted through this form. Only one spot is allocated to each selected candidate.

Deadline to apply: 4th August, 12:00 PM EAT

Please note that only selected companies will be contacted by the project.