“Support Programme to the implementation of the European Union – Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement in South Africa“
The aim of the contract is to support the achievement of an increased, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth with higher employment in South Africa.
The specific objectives of the Economic Partnership Agreement Support Programme are:
- To unlock challenges related to quality infrastructure and technical capacity in agricultural value chains that are throttling exports to the European Union.
- To support increased responsiveness to opportunities under the European Union – Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement, particularly for emerging exporters of agricultural products and those with recognised geographical indications.
Technical assistance and training activities will be provided on behalf of the Department of Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) of South Africa.
Duration: 08/2021 – 09/2026