EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – APRIL 2017

Regional EAGC hosts the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) EAGC Elects New Board of  Directors during the 11th Annual General Meeting, 2017 EAGC hosts a Successful Members and Stakeholders Luncheon EAGC, Global Experts Meet to Address Agriculture and Agro-industry Development Challenges Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) Bill– Kenya Progress Country Uganda EAGC GSoko and RATIN Sensitization … Read more

EAST AFRICA CROSS-BORDER TRADE BULLETIN

Report In Summary Africa in the first quarter of 2017 accounting for 33 percent of total trade, but volumes traded in the region were lower when compared to 2013-2016 average due to tight supplies following below average harvests across most countries. Locally produced rice displaced dry beans as the second most traded commodity in the … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – MARCH 2017

Regional Grain traders to Import Maize from Ethiopia through EAGC Trade Facilitation Forum EAGC and EAC hosts Regional Harmonisation Meeting on EAC Standards for Cereals and Pulses Experts call on stakeholders to implement Post Harvest Food Loss recommendations Country Uganda: EAGC Uganda Facilitated a Successful Warehouse Operators Training Advancing MIS collaboration with the Smallholder Irrigation … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – FEBRUARY 2017

Regional EAGC Signs a Grant with EA Trade and Investment Hub (EATIH) for Improved Grain Trade Grain Farmers to now Access Leasing Services through E-Tinga and G-Soko Platform EAGC Partners with the Hub to Support Staples Trade from Ethiopia surplus! Country Malawi: Structured Commodity Trade and Warehouse Receipt Finance (SCTF) Training . Advancing MIS collaboration … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – January 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Regional: •    The Launch of the 1st All Africa Post-Harvest Congress; Addressing Food Losses through Innovations. •    Stakeholders forge solution on the Accelerated Value Chain Development (AVCD) Programs. •    Developing policy agenda for Tanzania Country: Malawi •    EAGC Malawi Office hosts the Inaugural CPC meeting to draw 2017 agenda. Tanzania •    EAGC nominated in … Read more

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

MONTHLY NEWS REPORT ON GRAINS

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

AFRICA AGRICULTURE STATUS REPORT 2016

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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