AGTSD is a Development and Trade promoting organisation founded in 2009 to economically empower low income traders especially woman trader and general consumers through proper trade policy research, advocacy, networking and capacity building for sustainable Development. The formation of the organisation was necessitated by lack of knowledge and information among women traders, general consumers and marginalised people in the society.
AGTSD focus on Trade policy and development, Green Economy and Climate Change, Regional Integration processes in East African Community and other Regional Economic Communities as well as Micro – Finance and Micro-Energy. The activities of the organisation include conducting research on trade development and environment conservation and climate change as well as raising awareness to the general public, supporting sustainable practices in agriculture, rural tourism, eco-tourism and promoting energy efficient fuels.