Announcements

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July 2016

The Eastern African Grain Council and FoodTrade East & Southern Africa Launch the G-Soko Grain Trade Business Directory

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

Regional business directory unveiled at Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agricultural Trade Policy meeting.   Nairobi, Kenya, 21st July 2016. The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) in partnership with UK-funded FoodTrade East & Southern Africa (FoodTrade ESA) launched the G-Soko Grain Trade Business Directory on the sidelines of the fourteenth session of the United Nations [...]

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 [...]