Chambre Fédérale du Commerce et de l’Industrie du Burundi -

Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry -

Mozambique Chamber of Commerce and Industry -

Private Sector Federation of Rwanda -

South Sudan Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture -

Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture -

Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry -

Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture -

International Organization Donors

  1. Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) - Multi-Donor trust fund that provides technical support to governments in developing countries
  2. World Bank PPP
  3. World Bank Private Participation in Infrastructure database
  4. African Development Bank
  5. The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa
  6. International Finance Corporation
  7. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
  8. Private Infrastructure Development Group

Bilateral and Multilateral Donors

  1. European Union Development and Cooperation
  2. DFID (UK) Eastern and Southern Africa
  3. USAID East Africa
  4. GIZ Africa
  5. SIDA

Other Donors

  1. Trademark East Africa

Our partners are the bodies who, in one way or another, share the common development agenda of the East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA) and are actively or potentially engaged in partnership activities with EACCIA.


      The following are some of the organizations with whom we have signed collaborative MOUs/Agreements as one of the ways in which we can serve the business community in the Eastern Africa Region better.


China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Beijing Sub-council

 CCPIT Beijing, a foreign economic and trade organization composed of representative figures, enterprises, associations and groups in Beijing’s economic and trade circle, is a mass organization managed in reference to the Civil Service Law, and a member of international organizations, i.e. the permanent member of the World Trade Center Association and the Beijing Workstation of UNIDO. Its tenet is promoting foreign trade, promoting utilization of foreign investment, promoting introduction of advanced technologies, management and talent, as well as promoting Sino-foreign economic and technological cooperation and exchanges in various forms. Read more.



Confederation of Micro and Small Enterprise Organizations of East Africa (CMSEO-EA)



     CMSEO-EA was established in 1994 as the apex regional body representing the informal economic sector in the EAC region. It is a regional umbrella body representing the interests of the informal sector, majority of who are in the Micro and Small Enterprises working through CMSEO-EA Chapters that collaborate with National Business Member Organizations (BMOs).




Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF)


The Eastern African Farmers Federation was formed in 2001 and its chapter registered in member countries. The formation of Eastern Africa Farmers Federation was out of the conviction and foresight by the founding leaders to address issues of interest to farmers at all levels i.e. national, regional, continental and at global levels. EAFF is a non-political, non-profit and a democratic apex organization of all Farmers of Eastern Africa. Its role is to voice legitimate concerns and interests of farmers of the region with the aim of enhancing regional cohesiveness and social-economic status of the farmers. The Federation, apart from voicing views and demands of the farmers on crosscutting issues will also endeavor to promote regional integration of the farmers through trade and good neighborliness. Its vision is to see a prosperous and cohesive farming community in Eastern Africa, while its mission is to represent, lobby and advocate for Eastern Africa farmers interests and build their capacities. Read more.




Forum of Organizations of Agricultural Producers in Burundi (FOPABU)


      FOPABU is an OTA (Organization of Associative Type), otherwise called ASBL (non-profit association), of Burundian law. It was created in July 2009 (see our statutes). The organization is legally recognized and operational since October 2012. Agricultural producers in Burundi are able to promote and protect their rights and socio-professional interests and to ensure the security and food sovereignty of the country and its inhabitants. The vision of development constitutes the main lines of force guiding the action of FOPABU-IA. It ensures the backbone of its strategy, with a view to coherence and continuity, to meet the social purpose that presided over the creation of our organization. Read more.




Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Co-operatives (KUSSCO)


As the voice and lobbyists for Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Kenya, KUSCCO have been at the forefront of efforts to form and develop strong and viable SACCOs. Key roles at KUSCCO - as the umbrella body for SACCOs - are mainly advocacy and representation. In addition, it offer SACCOs and other cooperatives financial and technical assistance, tailored to largely benefit the middle and low income earners both in Kenya’s rural and urban areas. This is a significant fraction of Kenya’s population that drives the country’s economy through the small and medium enterprise (SME) engine. KUSSCO is aware of the many challenges facing SACCOs in Kenya, which includes, among others, competition from commercial banks in Kenya, insufficient capital base, lack of or slow rate of Information Technology (IT) adoption, and inefficient loan pricing strategies. These problems are being addressed to strengthen the cooperative movement in Kenya. Read more.



Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) in Mombasa


The Northern Corridor is a multimodal trade route linking the landlocked countries of the Great Lakes Region with the Kenyan maritime sea port of Mombasa. The Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Agreement (NCTTA) is a treaty coupled with 11 protocols signed in 1985 and revised in 2007 for regional cooperation with a view of facilitating interstate and transit trade, between the Member States of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda. South Sudan acceded to the Agreement in 2012. Read more.




 Asian-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AACCI)


     Asian-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AACCI), Foundation is registered in the state of Delaware, USA as a private, non-stock corporation to act as a trade & business promoting chamber supporting SMEs and industries by means of representing them as bilateral chamber for the Asian and African region and help them to build better economic growth and sustainable business. This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious or educational purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. To translate that vision into reality, the founding members of AACCI set to create transnational corporations, which would have presence in all associated member countries and whose capital would be built by nationals of all 102 prospective member countries. AACCI is now developed as a transnational chamber working in conjunction and affiliation with other National & Regional Chamber partners dedicated to spreading the support for trade, business & investment. Asian African Chamber of Commerce & Industry Foundation is registered under Section 8 of Companies Act. 2013, Government of India as non-profit organization as a Global Secretariat Hub. Read more.



Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations (ECCSA)

 The concept of Chamber of Commerce was introduced to Ethiopia for the first time in 1943. The need for its establishment basically emanated from the economic crisis occurred during that time. The establishment of the Chamber of Commerce was seen as a solution to address the distribution of scarce commodities such as cotton, yarn, and woolen products. Members of the Chamber of Commerce were allowed to distribute those scarce commodities to stabilize the market. The Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ECCSA) is an apex organization of Chambers and Sectoral Associations in Ethiopia. It has eighteen members including nine Regional Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, two City Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, one National Chamber of Sectoral Associations and six Sectoral Associations organized at national level. Read more.



FEC (Federation des Entreprises du Congo) 

 FEC is a local organization of businesses and companies in Kinshasa with the intention to develop and further the interests of local companies and businesses in Democratic Republic of Congo. Many businesses are international operating companies with offices in Democratic Republic of Congo. Members of a Chamber of Commerce are usually international and local operating companies, such as lawyers, property developers, tourism companies, airlines, manufacturing companies, import and export businesses, banks, finance companies, legal advisors, IT and electronics manufacturers etc. Chambers of Commerce main activities are, among others, safeguarding business interests and sharing business experiences and business interests, contact with governments, civil society, local media and the press and organizing trade shows and events. Read more.



Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FEWACCI)

 The Federation of West Africa Chambers of Commerce was set-up in 1976 by the presidents of the 15 chambers of commerce of the West African region with a view to giving the business community of the region a voice and a tool to foster development and reduce poverty.To translate that vision into reality, the founding members of FEWACCI set to create transnational corporations, which would have presence in all ECOWAS member countries and whose capital would be built by nationals of all 15 member countries. It was in that context and in recognition of the important role that access to finance plays in the growth of businesses that the FEWACCI founding fathers thought that the first transnational corporation to establish should be a regional bank, that would understand the need of the people and that would dedicate itself to meeting those needs. FEWACCI is currently promoting a regional maritime company, the West Africa Sealink Company to provide reliable and affordable maritime transport services to business operators in order to increase intra-Community trade. Read more.



Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. A non-government, not-for-profit organization, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies. FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers and the international business community. Read more.



Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI)

 The Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry [GCCI] works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of industry and trade in Gujarat, partnering both of them through advisory processes. With 4000 direct members which include over 200 Trade and Industry Associations and leading Chambers of Commerce of the State, GCCI is growing to serve and serving to grow. It is affiliated with apex bodies like Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry [FICCI], Indian National Committee of International Chamber of Commerce [ICC], All India Organization of Employers [AIOE], and the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry [ASSOCHAM]. In its efforts to promote economic growth of the Country and the State, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry has, over the years, initiated several focused and meaningful dialogues covering various micro and macroeconomic aspects of development. Read more.



Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

 Founded in 1925, Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the leading and only National Chamber of Commerce operating from Kolkata, and one of the most pro-active and forward-looking Chambers in the country today. Its membership spans some of the most prominent and major industrial groups in India. ICC’s forte is its ability to anticipate the needs of the future, respond to challenges, and prepare the stakeholders in the economy to benefit from these changes and opportunities. Set up by a group of pioneering industrialists led by Mr. G D Birla, the Indian Chamber of Commerce was closely associated with the Indian Freedom Movement, as the first organized voice of indigenous Indian Industry. One of the most pro-active Chambers in India, the ICC has been privileged to interact and host several of the esteemed Indian Presidents and Prime Ministers in the past. With over eighty years of service to the nation, the ICC retains the character of being the premier Chamber with senior Indian industry leaders forming the core of its Executive Committee or the Governing Board of the Chamber. Its enlightened leadership and membership has enabled the ICC to move ahead and respond pro-actively to the dynamic changes that have taken place in the world order and with a vision for the future. Read more.



National Black Chamber of Commerce in Washington USA (NBCC)

The National Black Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in Washington, DC in March 1993. The NBCC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of African American communities. 140 affiliated chapters are locally based throughout the nation as well as international affiliate chapters based in Bahamas, Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, France, Botswana, Cameroon and Jamaica and businesses as well as individuals who may have chosen to be direct members with the national office. In essence, the NBCC is a 501(c) 3 corporation that is on the leading edge of educating and training Black communities on the need to participate vigorously in this great capitalistic society known as America. The NBCC reaches 100,000 Black owned businesses.  There are 2.6 million Black owned businesses in the United States.  Black businesses account for over $138 billion in revenue each year according to the US Bureau of Census.  The National Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States. Read more.


Pan African Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PACCI)

 The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI) is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organization established in 2009 to serve Africa’s business by promoting for public policies that will foster continental economic integration, competitiveness, and sustainable growth. PACCI offers its constituents a wide range of services including advocacy for the creation of the African Economic Community, capacity building, and business networking. With more than 50 national chambers of commerce acting as its local focal point, PACCI is the largest business association in Africa, and the continent’s most influential. Its strength lies not just in its numbers but in its commitment to increase the prosperity of Africa by promoting and encouraging the growth of existing businesses and the establishment of new businesses. Read more.


             PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI)

 PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive National Apex Chamber working at the grass-root level and with strong national and international linkages.The Chamber acts as a catalyst in the promotion of industry, trade and entrepreneurship. PHD Chamber, through its research-based policy advocacy role, positively impacts the economic growth and development of the nation.PHD Chamber is more than an organisation of the business community, as it lives by the chosen motto In Communitys Life & Part of It and contributes significantly to socio-economic development and capacity building in several fields. PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry(PHDCCI) is one of the Premier Chambers in India to have been accredited with “Diamond Grade” by NABET(QCI), at national and international level. PHDCCI is a National Apex Chamber having its international office at Bahrain for 6 GCC countries, with 1,30,000 companies as its members base, as total focus on the development of small and medium businesses. PHDCCI has co-opted National and International Industry Associations and Organisations through over 100 MoUs signed between the parties. Read more.


Union of Arab Chambers (UAC)

 The Union is an independent non-governmental, non-profit regional legal entity, where its name was modified to be “Union of Arab Chambers” (UAC) at the 120th Session of the Union’s Council happened in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman on March 26, 2016. The awareness of the Arab Businessmen for the importance of the regional cooperation as a tool to advance the Arab Economic Development was the main motive behind the foundation of this Union so, the Union was the first Arab Economic Institution to work at the non-governmental level in order to promote the idea of economic cooperation and integration among the Arab Countries. The Union has played an important role in the process of promoting the trade cooperation between the Arab Countries at the levels of commerce and investment. The Union was always the first to call for the foundation of the Common Arab Market and developing the general principles that should be implemented in order to achieve Economic Unity between the Arab Countries. Read more.