The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya with country offices in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Rwanda. Our members are key stakeholders and players in the grain value chain including cereal growers, millers and processors drawn from within the Eastern Africa Region and beyond. Our core mandate is to develop … Read more

The informal economy: the ups and downs for agriculture

 The informal sector provides income and jobs for the most vulnerable populations in developing countries and, if gradually formalised, has potential to become a major lever for growth and development. GERALD MASILA’S POINT OF VIEW Enhancing traceability for informal trade Gerald Masila explains the importance of capturing information on informal trade to start formalising the … Read more

Grain council calls for policy review to promote intra-regional rice trade

Grain council calls for policy review to promote intra-regional rice trade There is need for policies that will support cross-border trade in grains and cereals and also eradicate barriers affecting the sector, the regional grain council has said. Gerald Makau Masila, the Eastern African Grain Council (EAGC) executive director, said a supportive legal regime will … Read more

Over 200,000MT trade contracts signed at Regional Grain Trade B2B, Kigali

PRESS RELEASE Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) and USAID East Africa Trade & Investment Hub Host Grain Trade Facilitation Forum in Kigali, Rwanda [Kigali, Rwanda – November 28, 20172017]. East Africa’s grain stakeholders convened for a regional trade facilitation meeting in Kigali Rwanda on 29th November 2017.The forum, which was organized by the EAGC and … Read more

Development of Consortia Concept to AGRA

Malawi, Partner organisations including EAGC, African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC), ICCO International, Rice Cooperative Union (RICU) and AHL Commodities Exchange (AHLCX) finalized development of the AGRA consortia concept and submitted on Friday 17th November 2017. The project will be implemented by a consortia of organisation in the grain value chain. EAGC will champion market … Read more

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