Communique for the high-level experiential field visit to South Africa on 9th-14th December 2018

Introduction The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) in partnership with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and with support from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) hosted a high-level experiential field visit to South Africa for the Warehouse Receipts System for the Departmental Committee for Agriculture and Livestock of the National Assembly of Kenya. … 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 the call on the sidelines … 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 system, including related processing, manufacturing, … Read more

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