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June 2016

FoodTrade ESA and YAPASA host Public-Private policy dialogue on the soybean value chain in Zambia

By | June 30th, 2016|Announcements, News|

Soybean is one of the world’s most important and traded oilseed, and is highly valued in its processed form as a source of edible oil, as well as a high quality protein for animal feed in the poultry and pig industries. There is a growing market for human consumption of processed soybean in forms such [...]

Official Launch of FoodTrade ESA Project: Linking smallholder staple food surpluses to regional markets

By | June 21st, 2016|Announcements, News, Press Releases|

Tuesday 21 June, 2016. Today we are officially launching our new consortium project: Linking smallholders in Tanzania and Uganda with staple food surpluses to regional markets across East Africa. Markets have been one of the major challenges facing smallholder farmers in East Africa. In some cases when these farmers managed to access the markets their [...]

FoodTrade ESA grantee Pee Pee Tanzania Ltd. holds soft launch of PICS bags

By | June 20th, 2016|News, Our Blog, Our Stories|

FoodTrade East & Southern Africa (ESA) grantee, Pee Pee Tanzania Ltd., in partnership with Purdue University held a soft launch of PICS bags storage technology on Monday, 13th June in Dodoma. PICS bags provide a user-friendly alternative to reduce post-harvest losses. FoodTrade ESA provided a grant of GBP 500,000 to build the capacity of Pee [...]