MOSCOW, RUSSIA — Another large grain crop is expected in the Black Sea region this year as farmers in Russia and Ukraine are being greeted with good weather as planting season begins. Moisture levels are said to be good in
Experts say difficult to meet both ends - farmers' welfare and promoting agricultural trade. Exports of Indian pulses are not growing despite a decade-old ban that was revoked in two steps last year. The reason, industry observers say, is the
Kenya is placing a big bet on hermetic storage bags, one of the oldest forms of food preservation in the world, to reduce post-harvest losses which claim up to 30 per cent of annual maize production.
Hermetic bags are designed to
Grain trade in the East Africa region is set to increase following gazettement of new revised harmonised East African Community (EAC) Staple foods standards 2017.
Value chain players, under leadership of the East African Grain Council (EAGC), recently in Nairobi launched 11
The informal sector provides income and jobs for the most vulnerable populations in developing countries and, if gradually formalised, has potential to become a major lever for growth and development.
GERALD MASILA'S POINT OF VIEW
Enhancing traceability for informal trade