REGIONAL SCTF TRAINING

Structured Commodity Trade involves a process where trading partners (buyers and sellers) are linked through a process that ensures the quality, quantity and safety of the commodity whose origin is in a known warehouse and the delivery logistics is managed to address the counterparty risks of delivery and payment. The structures, risk mitigation and management … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – JUNE 2017

Regional Updates EAGC promotes Inclusive Trade in Africa for Members. India and Eastern Africa sign Trade and Investment deals for Collaboration in Contributing to Global Food Security. EAGC Regional Grain Trade Facilitation Forum un-blocks Regional Trade Barriers. Country Updates Annual Agribusiness Expo 2017 registers highest number of farmers. Annual Agribusiness Expo 2017 held to scale-up … Read more

Regional Training on Structured Commodity Trade Financing

Introduction Structured Commodity Trade involves a process where trading partners (buyers and sellers) are linked through a process that ensures the quality, quantity and safety of the commodity whose origin is in a known warehouse and the delivery logistics is managed to address the counterparty risks of delivery and payment. The structures, risk  mitigation and … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – MAY 2017

Regional 3rd Steering Committee Meeting for the COMESA Project on ‘Breaking Barriers, Facilitating Trade EAGC Voice in the 2017 Africa Regional Forum on sustainable development Forum EAGC contributes in the Formalization of Informal Cross Border Trade in Africa Strengthening Useful Partnership for EAGC Members Addressing Regional Food Security and Nutrition Situation Country Briefs Tanzania: Pulses … Read more

VACANCY NOTICE – PROGRAM OFFICER

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is partnering with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries, State Department of Agriculture, in the implementation of the Kenya Cereals Enhancement Programme (KCEP). Under this Programme, EAGC is responsible for implementing the Post-Harvest Management & Market Linkages component which aims at supporting farmers to capitalize on their productivity … Read more

Communique

Communique on the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) 11th Annual General Meeting and2017 Members & Stakeholders Luncheon 20th April 2017 |Boma Hotel | Nairobi, Kenya The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) hosted its 11th Annual General Meeting on 20th April 2017 at the Boma Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The AGM was followed by the 2017 … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – APRIL 2017

Regional EAGC hosts the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) EAGC Elects New Board of  Directors during the 11th Annual General Meeting, 2017 EAGC hosts a Successful Members and Stakeholders Luncheon EAGC, Global Experts Meet to Address Agriculture and Agro-industry Development Challenges Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) Bill– Kenya Progress Country Uganda EAGC GSoko and RATIN Sensitization … Read more

EAST AFRICA CROSS-BORDER TRADE BULLETIN

Report In Summary Africa in the first quarter of 2017 accounting for 33 percent of total trade, but volumes traded in the region were lower when compared to 2013-2016 average due to tight supplies following below average harvests across most countries. Locally produced rice displaced dry beans as the second most traded commodity in the … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – MARCH 2017

Regional Grain traders to Import Maize from Ethiopia through EAGC Trade Facilitation Forum EAGC and EAC hosts Regional Harmonisation Meeting on EAC Standards for Cereals and Pulses Experts call on stakeholders to implement Post Harvest Food Loss recommendations Country Uganda: EAGC Uganda Facilitated a Successful Warehouse Operators Training Advancing MIS collaboration with the Smallholder Irrigation … Read more

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