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August 2015

Kaderes Peasants Development PLC, Warehouse for the Poor (W4P) Project

By | August 18th, 2015|News|

Through FoodTrade ESA support, Kaderes Peasants Development PLC has managed to start a Warehouse for the Poor (W4P) project in Karagwe Kagera, Tanzania. This project like its name will deal with construction of warehouses for the poor in Karagwe. More than 130 youths of Karagwe are benefiting from the construction of the warehouses on a daily basis. [...]

Online Trade Platform to benefit Regional Farmers Launched

By | August 18th, 2015|News|

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) with support from the UK Government project FoodTrade ESA and through partnership with various industry stakeholders has officially launched a private sector-driven, market platform that will link buyers and sellers in staple foods trade in Eastern Africa. The new G-Soko Platform will bring structure and consistency to trade in grains. [...]

June 2015

East African Farmers to Benefit from Improved Hybrid Rice Seeds

By | June 2nd, 2015|News|

East African smallholder farmers in Kenya and Tanzania will sow hybrid rice seeds on their farms this planting season, thanks to the FoodTrade East and Southern Africa’s investment in Afritec Seed Company Limited. This is the first time these farmers will plant hybrid rice seed. In a region believed to have high potential for rice [...]

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