COMMUNIQUE – STANDARDS MEETING ENTEBBE

Dear Members, The East African Community (EAC) in partnership with the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) hosted the Regional Meeting to Harmonise Standards for Cereals and Pulses from 18th to 20th September 2018 at the Best Western Premier – Garden Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda. The meeting was hosted with the … Read more

African Development Bank invests sh91 trillion in agriculture

The Bank has launched its technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT), a $1billion initiative to extend the use of farm technologies. The African Development Bank has invested US$24 billion (about sh91trillion)  in African agriculture over the next 10 years and thereafter called on global partners to join hands to lift … Read more

Women farmers without phones vulnerable to climate risk

Women smallholders’ limited access to mobile phones and call credits could derail use of climate information services (CIS) for adapting to climate change risks, a study in Ghana suggests. According to the researchers, although CIS could help smallholders make informed decisions on use of strategies to become resilient to climate … Read more

AUGUST MEMBERS UPDATE

EAGC as your membership organization of choice continues to pursue its vision of being your “leading voice for the grain industry in Africa”. We continue to focus on putting in place core systems aimed at addressing our overall organisational mission which is anchored on structured trade. This publication shares both regional and … Read more