The REGI program focuses on two Presidential Initiatives–Feed the Future (FTF) and Global Climate Change (GCC)–and incorporates complementary work implementing the African Competitiveness and Trade Expansion (ACTE) Initiative in intra-regional and export trade, investment, and regional integration. Regional Water and biodiversity conservation programming complete the REGI portfolio.
The East African Community (EAC) is a regional economic community of five member states - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda Tanzania and Uganda - wi th a combined population of more than 133.1 million and a 2010 GDP of $45.5 billion. USAID helps EAC to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investment.
Last updated: April 24, 2014