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

IGTC’s grain trade seminar at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

EAGC participates in the IGTC’s grain trade seminar at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

(L-R): Minister Marvin Hildebrand (Economic) – Canadian Embassy; Katy Lee – IGTC; Nikolay Gorbachov – Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA); Jen Henderson – Cargill NA; Gerald Masila – Eastern Africa Grains Council (EAGC); Tyler Bjornson – Canada Grains Council (CGC); Gary C. Martin – IGTC President.

 

On 15th November the International Grain Trade Council (IGTC) held a high-impact seminar at the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C, addressing the global need for grains and the challenges and opportunities of trade and investment.

D.C. based embassy officials, international organisations, and US government officials joined the active dialogue with grain industry thought and decision leaders.

The event coincided with the IGTC’s 2017 General Assembly, which welcomed experts and senior leadership from IGTC members and Corporate Stakeholders who work on the provision of food, feed and industrial products from grain. 

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EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – OCTOBER 2017

Regional Updates; Africa Grain Summit Sets Pace for food security and prosperity in Africa pg.2 There is need to mainstream Agricultural Risk Management into policy in developing countries , says EAGC pg.3 EAGC Contributes to the efforts to End Hunger in the Horn of Africa.pg.4 Country Updates; Tanzania: EAGC Lead Private sector Trade Negotiations with … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: 7TH AFRICA GRAIN SUMMIT IN TANZANIA, DAY 0

PRESS RELEASE: It’s not too late to boost trade and business opportunities for small holder farmers, says Regional Grain stakeholders 4th October 2017, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) in partnership with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ( CTA)  hosted key grain stakeholders in a consultative forum ahead … Read more

MONTHLY MEMBERS’ UPDATE – AUGUST 2017

Regional Update: 7th Africa Grain Summit, expected to Spark Progressive Policy agenda in Grain Industry EAGC joins COMESA Members for Agricultural Biotechnology and Biosafety discussions pg1 Grain Industry players converge to chart new policy dimensions pg 2 Country Updates: Uganda: EAGC and Civil Society Public Private Sector Forum Collaborate on Policy Advocacy pg 4 Tanzania: … Read more

AFRICA GRAIN TRADE SUMMIT (AGTS) – NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE  Over 300 key grain stakeholders and policy makers to grace the 7th African Grain Trade Summit Eastern Africa Grain Council Secretariat: Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania; 4 September 2017 The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) today launched the 7th African Grain Trade Summit scheduled to take place on 4th to 7th … Read more

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

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

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