East Africa Cross-Border Trade Bulletin

The Market Analysis Sub-group of the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) monitors informal cross-border trade of 88 food commodities and livestock in eastern Africa in order to quantify the impact on regional food security. This bulletin summarizes informal trade across selected borders of Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, and … Read more

EAGC Pulses Trade Fair 2017

PUBLIC INVITATION Eastern Africa Grain Council is pleased to invite the public (Farmers, Traders, Researchers, Financial &Education Insitutions, etc) to the Inaugural Pulses Fair and Exhibition to be held at the Machakos ATC on 19th January 2017 from 9:00am. The event will also bring together traders and farmers of pulses from different parts of the … Read more

EAGI Training Calendar 2017

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) through its specialized training and capacity building division EAGI wishes to introduce to you our 2017 Training Calendar and invite you to train with us. EAGI aims to advance research, knowledge and expertise development within the grain industry in the Eastern Africa region. This is delivered through innovative training … Read more


Market News Argentine wheat quality expected to jump as demand soars S snatches market share in wheat as France, Canada suffer Russia stuck with record wheat stockpiles as Ruble slows exports China halts weekly state maize stockpile sales, to resume in May EU farmers to stick by wheat for 2017, even after this year’s poor … Read more

Members Update September, 2016

EAGC MEMBERS UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2016 In this issue Regional Updates EAGC equips more trainers in the region as de-mand for capacity building rises. EAGI Curriculum Write Shop workshop African Green Alliance Forum 2016, Calls for More Agricultural Financing African Green Alliance Forum 2016, Calls for More Agricultural Financing EAGC Commissions an assessment on the role … Read more


Getting More for Farmers from Post-Harvest to Market Key Messages Smallholder farmers in Africa are failing to take advantage of existing and emerging opportunities because of many market-related constraints that require urgent attention. Three interrelated solutions are required to ensure that smallholder farms in Africa become more commercialized and profitable: >> Increased uptake of improved … Read more

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