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

Modern farming benefits Tanga Region

MAIZE production in various parts of Tanga Region more than doubled during last year after farmers adopted modern farming, thanks to joint government and stakeholders’ promotion initiatives. One of such stakeholders is Farm Radio International (FRI), a nongovernmental organisation, which works to deliver effective programmes to serve small-scale farmers through radio programmes. FRI is implementing … Read more

Providers of postharvest solutions honoured

Three agricultural solution companies have been awarded Sh400 million in recognition of their efforts in promoting improved grain storage solutions among small-holder farmers in the country. The three companies –Bell Industries, A to Z Textile Mills, and Elite Innovations – are estimated to have sold 1,390,777 hermetic devices, creating 413,265 metric tons of improved storage … Read more

OCTOBER MEMBERS UPDATE

Dear Member, Welcome to the October members update. EAGC as your membership organization of choice continues to pursue its vision of being your “leading voice for the grain industry in Africa”. We continue to focus on putting in place core systems aimed at addressing our overall organisational mission which is anchored on structured trade . EAGC continues to … Read more

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