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Interview: Improving Life for Small Traders in Africa’s Great Lakes Region

September 25, 2015

A new initiative launched by the World Bank and the governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda aims to address the daily hazards faced by small scale traders and at the same time boost a vital part of the region’s growing economy. In this video interview, World Bank Group Senior Director for Trade & Competitiveness Anabel Gonzalez discusses the objectives and expected impact of the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project.