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KIPPRA Hosts Assistant US Trade Representative for Africa

KIPPRA played host to Assistant US Trade Representative for Africa Constance Hamilton and Deputy Assistant US Trade Rep Bennett Harman on 8th November 2022. The team was received by Our Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi and discussed US-Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership (STIP). KIPPRA shared with the team some of the findings from the studies the institute undertook on FTA and AfCFTA. STIP initiative will pursue enhanced engagement leading to high standard commitments in a wide range of areas with a view to increasing investment.

KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi (left) hands over a gift to Assistant US Trade Representative for Africa Constance Hamilton at the meeting

STIP covers agriculture, digital trade, environment and climate action, good regulatory practices, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, promoting workers’ rights and protections, supporting participation of women, youth, and others in trade and standards collaboration,

KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi poses and Assistant US Trade Representative for Africa Constance Hamilton pose for a group photo with KIPPRA and US Embassy Staff

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