EAGC participated in Tegemeo breakfast meeting on the competition of key staple foods

Group Photo during Tegemeo Institute Breakfast meeting
Group Photo during Tegemeo Institute Breakfast meeting

On 10th October, 2016 Tegemeo Institute in partnership with Eastern Africa Grain Council, hosted a breakfast meeting at Panafric Hotel, Kenya. The meeting brought in key stakeholders in the grain value chain and national and county government officers. The Tegemeo Institute shared their findings on the on the competition of key food staples in Kenya: Production costs and Pricing.

Kenya remains largely a net importer of key food staples namely maize, wheat and rice. On average, the country imports over 50% percent of its demand for rice and wheat and 7-10 percent of maize. This is   despite favorable conditions for production thus implying an unexploited potential and/or lack of sufficient policy support for increased production.

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Junior S. Ndesanjo,

  Graduate Intern Junior S. Ndesanjo is a graduate from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) holding a Bachelor degree in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. He has previously worked with Private Agricultural Sector Support (PASS) and the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives (MAFC) in attending societal issues facing our farming community at the local … Read more

Emmanuella Atito

Program Officer – Trade Facilitation Emmanuella held a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration specializing in marketing option. She had over 5 years working experience in trade, sales and marketing and was previously working with Kenya Tea Packers Limited.

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