Delegation of the European Union to Zambia and COMESA

Regional Integration Support Mechanism - RISM

06/07/2018 - 11:53

The overall objective of RISM Consolidation is to support the economic integration process of the Eastern, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean region through the consolidation of the COMESA FTA and implementation of the COMESA and EAC Customs Unions and Common Markets.

More specifically, the expected result of the programme is to increase substantially the effective transposition and implementation of COMESA/EAC Regional Integration Policies, Regulations and Programmes at national level. RISM Consolidation will strengthen and consolidate the system by providing additional resources to ensure that targets related to years 2014 and 2015 were reached and assessed.


Total Cost (EUR): 33 410 000

EU contracted amount (EUR): 33 410 000

Duration: June 2014 - October 2019

Implementing organisation: COMESA

Funding Instrument: European Development Fund (EDF)

Benefitting zone: Eastern, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region

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