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Welcome to U-3ARC Union of Associations of African Actors in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Union of Associations of African Actors in Refrigeration and air Conditioning . Established in 2020, it is made up of 30 national associations from 29 countries representing 18,000 companies employing 200,000 people.

40 National Associations U-3ARC targets the 54 countries of the African Union.

12 M+ People work in the refrigeration sector around the world.

17% Share of electricity used by the refrigeration sector worldwide.

70% or 400 M+ tons Shortfall in annual post-harvest losses due to an inadequate or non-existent cold chain in Africa south of the Sahara.


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RAC Webinars

Join the U-3ARC informative webinar series to learn more about  heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Each webinar focuses on a specific portion of the cold chain and features insights from the U-3 ARC leadership and industry experts.


African RAC Technician? All African refrigeration and air conditioning actors are requested to register in the U-3ARC directory. You will thus be able to benefit from all the informative and training advantages that U-3ARC offers in the RAC sector.