The EIF also works to strengthen donor harmonization in line with the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the Accra Agenda for Action to improve development assistance, and collaboration is also underway with the following partners:
African Development Bank (AfDB)
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a regional multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries that are the institution’s Regional Member Countries.
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is the largest regional economic organization in Africa, with 19 member states and a population of about 390 million and an objective of accelerating regional integration for Eastern and Southern Africa.
The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) is a global partnership that supports developing countries in building their capacity to implement international sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards, guidelines and recommendations as a means to improve their human, animal and plant health status and ability to gain or maintain access to markets.
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) works closely with governments and stakeholders to help countries around the world meet their economic, social and environmental goals.
The World Bank Group’s trade programme (a) promotes a multilateral trading system that is more supportive of development; (b) supports trade competitiveness as part of countries’ development strategies; and (c) supports trade policy and trade facilitation reforms through effective Aid for Trade programmes.