EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – JUNE 2017

Regional Updates EAGC promotes Inclusive Trade in Africa for Members. India and Eastern Africa sign Trade and Investment deals for Collaboration in Contributing to Global Food Security. EAGC Regional Grain Trade Facilitation Forum un-blocks Regional Trade Barriers. Country Updates Annual Agribusiness Expo 2017 registers highest number of farmers. Annual Agribusiness Expo 2017 held to scale-up … Read more

EAGC MEMBERS’ UPDATE – MAY 2017

Regional 3rd Steering Committee Meeting for the COMESA Project on ‘Breaking Barriers, Facilitating Trade EAGC Voice in the 2017 Africa Regional Forum on sustainable development Forum EAGC contributes in the Formalization of Informal Cross Border Trade in Africa Strengthening Useful Partnership for EAGC Members Addressing Regional Food Security and Nutrition Situation Country Briefs Tanzania: Pulses … Read more

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

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