From idea to impact - a partnership supporting LDCs in harnessing the power of trade, every step of the way

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The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is a multilateral partnership dedicated to assisting Least Developed Countries (LDCs) use trade as an engine for growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction.


countries with trade integrated into their National Development Plan

Trade Mainstreaming ›

analytical studies identifying constraints to trade

Analytical work ›

projects supporting trade capacity building

Results ›

women worldwide are the direct beneficiaries of several EIF projects

Trade and gender ›

Partnering for change


The EIF is the only multi-donor, global partnership exclusively dedicated to assisting LDCs in their use of trade as engine for growth. EIF support is designed to ensure that the programme is demand-driven, with LDCs in the driver’s seat and managing their trade and development agenda.

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Donor participation allows EIF to provide catalytic support to LDCs, and ensures EIF's work is integrated with bilateral, regional and global development efforts.

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The EIF is a partnership of expert agencies that works closely with governments, development organizations, civil society and academia.

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Trade and livelihoods

Contributing to the growth of sesame export revenues and improving the incomes of rural farmers

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Trade and Gender

Meet a young woman from Cambodia who received silk production training through an EIF project

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