COMESA
Leather and Leather Products Institute
(COMESA/LLPI)

Member of: IULTCS    International Council of Tanners    

Leather for Health, Wealth and Luxury

Adding Value to African Leather

Beneficiary Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, & Zimbabwe.
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Selected SMEs (targeted) enterprises), training institutes.
Economic Benefits of Countries: Capacity Building, Quality Improvement, Market Development, and Others.
Collaborating Partners: CFC, FAO, ESALIA & Country Units.
Project Value: 2.3 Million US$
Status: Completed

Sub-regional Training Programs in Leather, Footware Technology and Pattern Cutting

Beneficial Countries: 12 COMESA Member Countries
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Member Countries
Economic Benefits of Countries: Appropriate Training to Upgrade skills and introduce new technology.
Collaborating Partners: BADEA
Project Value: 145,773.08 US$
Status: Completed

Regional Workshops on Pre-Slauter Defects of Hides and Skines and Interventions options in East Africa: Harnesing the Leather Industry to benefit the poor

Beneficiary Countries: Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Zambia, Tanzania & Zimbabwe.
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: COMESA Member Countries and CFC Project funded countries.
Economic Benefits of Countries: Collection of reliable data and ultimate preparation of the project.
Collaborating Partners: CFC, FAO
Project Value: 42,635.50 US$
Status: Completed

Leather and Leather Products Sectoral Business Roundtable

Beneficiary Countries: COMESA Member Countries
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Leather Sector Stakeholders
Economic Benefits of Countries: Enhancing Leather Sector competitiveness through diversification and value addition.
Collaborating Partners: COMESA and ITC
Project Value: 76,212.00 US$
Status: Completed

Strategic Plan for LLPI

Beneficiary Countries: COMESA Member Countries
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: COMESA Leather and Leather Products Institute (COMESA-LLPI)
Economic Benefits of Countries: Strengthening and Refocusing LLPI
Collaborating Partners: COMESA
Project Value: 60,000 US$
Status: Completed

Improvement of Quality of Leather and Leather Products for Enhanced value addition (Study)

Beneficiary Countries: Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Selected SMEs, Targeted Enterprises, and Training Institutes.
Economic Benefits of Countries: Capacity Building, Quality Improvement , Market Development and others.
Collaborating Partners: ADB/South Korea
Project Value: 327,989.00 US$
Status: Completed

Improvement of Quality of Leather and Leather Products for Enhanced value addition (Project Proposal)

Beneficiary Countries: Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Selected SMEs, Targeted Enterprises, and Training Institutes.
Economic Benefits of Countries: Capacity Building, Quality Improvement , Market Development and others.
Collaborating Partners: ADB
Project Value: 50 million US$
Status: Awaiting Approval

Hides and Skins Pre Slaughter Defects (Workshop)

Beneficiary Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, and Uganda
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Primary Producers, Tanneries, Leather Industries
Economic Benefits of Countries: Hides and Skins Quality Improvement
Collaborating Partners: CFC, FAO
Project Value: 47,290.00 US$
Status: Completed

HS-PSD Project Proposal

Beneficiary Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, and Uganda
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Primary Producers, Tanneries, Leather Industries
Economic Benefits of Countries: Hides and Skins Quality Improvement
Collaborating Partners: CFC, FAO
Project Value: 2.1 million US$
Status: Awaiting Endorsement

Training in Leather Craft for Micro-Entrepreuners and Small Artisans

Beneficiary Countries: Ethiopia
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: SMEs
Economic Benefits of Countries: Capacity Building in Human Resources of SMEs and the Leather Industry.
Collaborating Partners: ITC
Project Value: 31,150.00 US$
Status: Awaiting Financing

Creation of a Network Among Leather and Leather Products Training Centers

Beneficiary Countries: Nine COMESA, North & West African Countries
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Training Centers
Economic Benefits of Countries: Capacity Building, Networking and Coordinated Activities.
Collaborating Partners: AU, UNIDO and COMESA/LLPI
Project Value: 470,500 US$
Status: Under Process

Pact II- Program for Building African Capacity for Trade

Beneficiary Countries: Regional African Countries
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Exporting Enterprises
Economic Benefits of Countries: Enhanced Export Capacity and Trade
Collaborating Partners: ITC, CIDA
Project Value: --- US$
Status: Planned to Start in July 2009

CFC/COMESA Collection Dissemination Workshop

Beneficiary Countries: Selected COMESA and African Countries
Beneficiary Enterprises & Associations: Export Oriented SMEs
Economic Benefits of Countries: Creation of Market System
Collaborating Partners: CFC, FAO
Project Value: 90,000 US$
Status: Awaiting Final Approval

Greening SMEs Leather Clusters and Leather Tanning Industry in Kenya

GRANT-CFP-KEOH-2014-001 (SWITCH AFRICA Green – Component B)

Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production Practices and Eco-entrepreneurship

Greening SMEs Leather Clusters and Leather Tanning Industry in Kenya

Description

The overall objective of the intervention is to “Contribute to production processes, sustainable consumption, and eco-entrepreneurship”. The proposed intervention has a strong logical link with the overall goal of SWITCH Africa in that it will generate growth, create jobs and also reduce poverty as it is targeted at SMEs.  It will contribute to improved productivity, reduction in the production of waste and it would enhance the management of physical and liquid waste. Compliance towards greener production could avail markets and marketing opportunities for SMEs in the developed world.

FAO policy Regimes Assessment

An Assessment of the Policy Regimes on Export of Raw Hides and Skins in Selected Africa Countries

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TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY, DELIVERY, INSTALLATION, AND COMMISSIONING OF EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS FOR BURUNDI, ERITREA, KENYA, RWANDA, UGANDA AND ZAMBIA.

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COMESA - Leather and Leather Products Institute (LLPI)
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.