Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) Uganda Launches 9 East African Standards for Staple Foods, Uganda

PRESS RELEASE Intra-regional trade of quality grain expected to increase following the recent gazettement of EAC Standards for Staple Foods. [Kampala, Uganda -7th February 2018].The Eastern Africa Grain Council, has today launched the 9 product standards for staple foods and 2 standards for sampling and test methods. The standards were handed over for implementation during … Read more

Grain Council Moves to save grain handlers from Substandard Storage Facilities

PRESS RELEASE EAGC Launches Initiative to Support Development of Standards for Hermetic Storage Technologies in Kenya  [Nairobi, Kenya, 30th January 2018] The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) has today launched an initiative to support development of Standards for Hermetic Storage Technologies used in the grain sector in Kenya. This will be a very exciting journey … Read more

Grain stakeholders set to benefit from an Integrated Financing solution to increase their competitiveness

PRESS RELEASE Grain stakeholders set to benefit from an Integrated Financing solution to increase their competitiveness  [Nairobi, Kenya, 29th January 2018] The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) has today inked two partnerships with RentCo East Africa Limited and Centerprise Holdings to provide an Integrated Financing Solution for the Grain Sector.  With these partnerships, RentCo East … Read more

EA grain trade to intensify following standards harmonisation

Grain trade in the East Africa region is set to increase following gazettement of new revised harmonised  East African Community (EAC) Staple foods standards 2017. Value chain players, under leadership of the East African Grain Council (EAGC), recently in Nairobi launched 11 standards designed for staple foods, sampling and test methods. EAGC executive director Gerald Masila … Read more

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