PREQUALIFICATION OF SUPPLIERS RWANDA

1.Introduction Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a not for profit limited by guarantee Regional private sector membership organization representing stakeholders in the grain value chain in Eastern and Southern Africa with a vision to be the leading voice of the grain sector in Africa. The mandate of EAGC is … Read more

China’s feed grain imports drop sharply

BEIJING, CHINA — China’s imports of feed grains such as sorghum and barley fell dramatically in December, according to Reuters. China, previously the world’s top sorghum buyer, bought none of the grain in December, compared with 160,000 tonnes a year earlier, according to Reuters, citing data from the General Administration … Read more

Traders’ role in integration outlined

Private sector’s continuous engagement with governments in the six East African Community (EAC) partner states is vital in boosting intra-regional trade, which currently stands at only 20 percent. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the East African Business Council (EABC), Mr Peter Mathuki made the observation in Dar es Salaam … Read more

Rumphi farmers challenged to adopt climate change resilient technologies

Rumphi, November 23, 2018: Agricultural extension workers and lead farmers in Rumphi have been challenged to adopt the re-introduced local technologies as one of mitigation measures in tackling adverse effects of climate change.  Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Dr Horace Phiri made … Read more

How Uganda’s Agriculture and Food System Can Create Jobs

Agriculture can provide jobs to Uganda’s unemployed youth if well harnessed, according to the twelfth Uganda Economic Update published today by the World Bank. The report, “Developing Uganda’s Agri-Food System for Inclusive Economic Growth,” notes that the sector’s economic contribution extends well beyond the production sector into the wider food … Read more