The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) hosted its 12th Annual General Meeting on 18th April 2018 at the Serena Hotel in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The meeting was attended by members from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, DRC and Burundi. The AGM is the Apex Governance body of EAGC, where the Board of Directors who are representatives of the members, elected to represent them in the Board report back to the members.
During this meeting, EAGC performance for the previous year and the audited financial accounts were presented to members, as well as plans for 2018.
The members’AGM was followed by the Annual Members’ and Stakeholders’ Luncheon which was sponsored by the Commercial Bank of Africa Group, a member of EAGC. The Chief Guest for the Luncheon was Hon. Charles Mwijage, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Other prominent dignitaries who graced the Luncheon were the High Commisioner of Malawi in Tanzania, H.E. Ms. Hawa O. Ndilowe and the Minister Councellor of the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo Mr. G.K Yamba.
The day was crowned by an EAGC Regional Grain Trade Facilitation Forum held at the same venue after the members and stakeholders luncheon.