Communique on the EAGC and AFA Meeting on Modalities for Improving Compliance with Food Safety Standards in Cross-Border Trade

The Eastern Africa Grain Council on 17th March, 2021 hosted the Acting Director General of the Agricultural Food Authority (AFA), Mr. Kello Harsama, as a follow up meeting following the recent stoppage of maize imports into Kenya from Uganda and Tanzania, to engage in finding solutions and modalities for improving … Read more

UPDATE ON THE MAIZE IMPORT BAN BY KENYA

The Government of Kenya through the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) on 5th March 2021, banned the importation of maize from Uganda and Tanzania with immediate effect.  According to AFA, the ban was introduced based on the findings of a survey conducted by AFA which showed that maize from the … Read more

Update on the maize import ban by Kenya

The Government of Kenya through the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) on 5th March 2021, banned the importation of maize from Uganda and Tanzania with immediate effect.  According to AFA, the ban was introduced based on the findings of a survey conducted by AFA which showed that maize from the … Read more

Communique on EAGC Regional Members and Stakeholders Consultative Meeting on the ban of Maize Importation to Kenya from Uganda and Tanzania, held virtually on 9th March 2021, on Microsoft Teams

Over 90 delegates representing grain producers, traders, processors, service providers, research organizations, civil society organizations and development partners attended a virtual Regional Members and Stakeholders Consultative Meeting on the ban of Maize Importation to Kenya from Uganda and Tanzania that was hosted by the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) on 9th March 2021.

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