African Desk is a pan-African organisation committed to providing complex solutions to African challenges in trade facilitation, transport and logistics supply chains, regional integration, communication, and advocacy through top-notch consultancy and advisory services, with a conscious awareness of the need to care for the planet. Guided by the ACFTA frameworks and protocols, African Desk is an implementing partner for governments, international, multilateral, and private sector organisations.
Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, the United Republic of Tanzania, at the heart of one of the African logistical hubs, the African Desk’s goal is to cover the entire continent to promote trade facilitation and spur the continent’s economic prosperity through efficiency in African ports, logistics, transport corridors, and regional economic communities.
Using high-level expertise from within the continent and beyond, African Desk provides technical advisory services through research and studies, capacity building, communications, and advocacy of best practices.
African Desk believes in African solutions to African problems and thrives to become the major and reliable source of important information and data on the African continent in our thematic areas. The African Desk has been registered in Tanzania under the Companies Act of 2002.
To see the African continent thrive through free, competitive, interactive intra-African trade coupled with seamless logistics and transport networks linking all continent regions.
To promote efficiency in the African continent’s multi-modal transport corridors and regional economic communities (RECs) through jointly coordinated research, capacity building, and proper dissemination of best practices to realise the strategic objectives of the ACFTA.
ADVISORY COUNCIL NOMINEE
Patient Sayiba Tambwe
Executive ChairmanAfrican Desk