Membership

EAGC services will include but not limited to the following;

Conducive environment for the public and private sector to work together
Timely and Accurate Market Information
Standardized grain trading contracts
Quick arbitration dispute settlement
Warehouse inspection and certification
Promotion of the development of a Commodity Exchange

The members’ benefits will include among others:

Representation in forums, through advocacy and lobbying actions on key issues.
Networking with different stakeholders of the industry.
Trade linkage and expanded markets
Up to date market prices and volumes data
Unlimited access to the council’s website which offer interactive online activities and development information within the grain industry.
Receive quarterly newsletters and monthly bulletins
Provision of standard contract terms among participating stakeholders.
Arbitration services tailored to the grain industry, which will provide a speedy settlement to disputes at reduced costs.
Availability of financial services such as collateral financing through a standardized approach to warehouse suitability expressed through warehouse certification and commodity care.
Discount to EAGC hosted conferences, training, workshops among other activities
Exposure to available training and learning opportunities with collaborating and partners projects, plus research information.
Information and exposure to new technologies.

The key promoters of the council include among others the USAID through the Regional Agricultural Trade Expansion Support (RATES) and the Kenya Maize Development Project (KMDP). RATES and KMPD are programs currently involved in providing different services in the Kenyan grain industry.

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