EAGC Zambia Weekly Update

Tanzania grain SMEs visited  Zambia.

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) in Partnership with USAID NAFAKA, Tanzania hosted a Zambia-Tanzania bilateral trade mission for grain millers. The forum involved traders from Tanzania and traders from Zambia. The trade mission aimed to ;facilitate one on one market linkage meetings with buyers and sellers from Tanzania and Zambia as well as to secure potential markets for processed products of Maize and Rice ,Organized networking events with EAGC Members  and site visits to local grain millers and traders to understand local practices and opportunities and  Explore partnerships with key trade offices for trade facilitation . The trade mission delegates from Tanzania were accompanied by Junior.

The team visited the High Commissioner of Tanzania Hon Abdulrahim Kaniki.  Field visits were made to Superior Milling Co Ltd, Zambia, One of the Biggest Company owned by the Zambian Government Buying, Packaging and Selling Local Rice named Mangu and Tanzanian Rice known as Nakonde in the Shoprite, Game and Pick and Pay Supermarket. The Tanzania rice millers also visited Soweto Local Market, Zambia to get a better picture and understanding of the grain sector .

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