Worldwide—Global Trade Programme (GTP)

Client: U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (DAI is a subcontractor to EY)

Duration: 2019-2022

Region: Worldwide

Country: Worldwide

Solutions: Economic Growth

Funded by the U.K. Prosperity Fund, the Global Trade Programme will provide technical assistance and support to facilitate free trade and open markets for target Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nigeria, Turkey, China, and India. This assistance aims to enable greater investment and interaction with global value chains to create jobs and prosperity and help reduce poverty. The GTP will deliver secondary benefits through increasing market access for international business, including from the United Kingdom, as well as build bilateral partnerships on trade-related issues with key emerging markets, increasing our understanding of future trading partners, in support of the U.K. trade strategy.


Select Activities

  • Management Services—research and analysis across multiple regions and countries.
  • Advisory Services—design and development of sub-programmes; DAI’s work focuses on this component.
  • Delivery Services—delivery of interventions that have been scoped and contracted from the Management and Advisory Services.


Palestine—The Compete Project

DAI worked with key Palestinian sectors to better compete in regional and global markets. Targeted sectors in the West Bank and Gaza included agribusiness, tourism, information and communications technology, stone and marble, fishing, and garments.

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