COMPETE is a regional program that is working to improve trade in 15 countries in East and Central Africa by harmonizing regional trade and transit policies and procedures, developing financial markets, supporting private sector trade associations, developing value chains in staple foods, cotton/textiles, and coffee and building capacity of regional businesses to take advantage of preferential trade opportunities.
Funded by USAID/East Africa COMPETE pursues an African, private-sector led reform agenda. ... [according to site editor's information]
The InterAfrican Coffee Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation composed of 25 African coffee producing countries. Its objective is to take up the challenges associated with the world coffee challenge through a regional and international cooperation. [according to site editor's information]