Trade Sounds Boring - Here's Why It's Anything But

Tami Hultman/allAfrica
A to Z Textile factory produces anti-malaria, insecticide-impregnated bednets and employs over 2000 people, mostly women, in Arusha, Tanzania.

The International Trade Centre is marking its fiftieth year of fostering trade that promotes sustainable development and poverty reduction. Two upcoming events in Rwanda aim to stimulate more jobs and income through trade - and women are at the heart of the efforts.


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