Electronic Phytosanitary Certification goes worldwide

Today, Monday 15th July is an important day for global agricultural and grain trade as the electronic phytosanitary certification goes worldwide. The International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) has been advocating for the adoption of electronic phytosanitary certification systems (e-phytos) as a means to reduce manual paperwork in trade, making it easier for global plant protection … Read more

Communiqué on the workshop to review draft standards for hermetic storage technologies in Kenya.

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) in partnership with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) and with support from the USAID Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity convened a Workshop to Review Draft Standards for Hermetic Storage Technologies in Kenya, which took place on 12th and 13th February 2019 at the EAGC Regional … 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 yesterday on the sidelines of … Read more

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