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

EAGC MEMBERS UPDATE AUGUST 2016

In this issue: Regional Office EAGC Hosts yet Another success-ful Agribusiness Expo in Kabarak University, Kenya EAGC leads its members in a Two-day B2B meetings on pulses in Indore, India Regional Rice Value Chain Stakehold-ers meets to discuss unscrupulous trading practices (i) Grain Stakeholders meet in Dar es Salaam to discuss grain export ban in … Read more

MONTHLY NEWS REPORT ON GRAINS

Highlights Market News U.S. Farmers hit by diving wheat, corn prices In about turn, Egypt bans ergot fungus in wheat again Falling rand drives South African corn prices higher China’s HFT criminal case a taste of official post-crash policy Bangladesh turns to Black Sea Region for wheat as India supply fades  Russian Grain Union predicts … Read more

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

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

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

ATPAF-ESA Bulletin III | Risk Management Mechanisms Towards Structured Grain Trade and Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) has been in the forefront of advocating for an enabling policy environment and promoting structured trade in grains in the ESA region. The Agricultural Trade Policy Advocacy Forum for Eastern and Southern Africa (ATPAF-ESA) was established for the purposes of providing a platform where policy makers and industry stakeholders … Read more

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