EAGC MEMBERS UPDATE JULY 2016

Highlights EAGC recognized as a key player in African sorghum and millet 4P platform in Addis Ababa. EAGC, Soy Afric and SGC signs a partnership MOU to offer grain testing and grading services New EAGC Product to its Members: G-Soko Grain Trade Business Directory launched! EAGC Board of Directors calls on EAC governments to promote … Read more

Structured Commodity Trade Finance Training (SCTF)

Structured Commodity Trade involves a process where trading partners (buyers and sellers) are linked through a process that ensures the quality, quantity and safety of the commodity whose origin is in a known warehouse and the delivery logistics is managed to address the counterparty risks of delivery and payment. The structures, risk mitigation and management … Read more

PRESS RELEASE

STATEMENT BY THE GRAIN STAKEHOLDERS IN THE EASTERN AFRICA REGION CALLING ON GOVERNMENTS TO SUPPORT INTRA-REGIONAL TRADE IN STAPLE FOODS AS A MEANS TO ACHIEVE FOOD SECURITY IN THE REGION NAIROBI, 22ND JULY] The Board of Directors of the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC), representing the private sector actors in the grain industry, met in … Read more

Web 2.0 and Social Media Training

The  advancement  of  new  online  technologies,  popularly  known  as  Web  2.0  and  ‘Social  media’  are revolutionizing our world; every facet of life and every sector of the economy is being transformed by ICT. The  Eastern  Africa  Grain  Institute  (EAGI),  the  specialised  training  and  capacity  building  division  of  the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is pleased … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS UPDATE JUNE 2016

Highlights EAGC officially Launched in Malawi, a milestone! EAGC Participate in the First EAC Roundtable Meeting2&3. Communiqué on the Kenya Post-Budget Synopsis for the 2016/2017 National Budget , 15th June 2016 Strengthening development Part-nerships Training and Capacity Building Structured trade and warehouse receipt finance training in Malawi EAGC in 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week & … Read more

Pulses Crops Grown for local and export markets

Pulses Crops Grown in Ethiopia, Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania for local and export markets This handbook describes the main pulses produced in East Africa, through pictorial depictions; descriptions of standards and specifications; production information; and the names in India, Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Developed under the framework of Supporting Indian Trade and Investment … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS MONTHLY UPDATE: MARCH 2016

Highlights EAC and EAGC harmonise Regional Staple Foods Standards EAGI Continues to Accelerate Capacities of Stakeholders Through Agri-Business Trainings Commissioning of the Field Motorbikes, a Boost to Farmers Mobilisation Well done, Partners Applaud EAGC for Effective Implementation of Projects 100 Days, Boots on the Ground to Fast track G-soko More Farmers Consider Aggregating their Produce … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS UPDATE: FEBRUAY 2016

Highlights EAGC Revamps the Grain Sector in South Sudan EAGC Moves to Open Country Office in Malawi Kenya Private Sector Holds The EAC Common Market Scorecard 2016 Consultations EAGC Adopts Communication Plan For G-Soko Route to Market High-level ASARECA Strategy Development Meeting –Entebbe, Uganda Burundi- AGRI-Profocus Becomes the First EAGC Member in Burundi Trade Facilitation … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS UPDATE: JANUARY 2016

Highlights Stakeholders Come Together to Promote Staple Food Markets EAGC Fired Up to Implement Its Recently Validated Communication Strategy. Seven (7) Farmer Based Organizations (FBOs) Receives Posh Harvesting Equipments Warehouses Annu-al Inspection for Quality Grain Storage Enforced Partners Collabo-ration to Enhance Regional Cross Bor-der Trading. EAGC and EAC Secretariat Meets Reviews Process for The EAC … Read more

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