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Regional lobby, USAid eye cheap Ethiopia maize to ease shortage

Published on February 20, 2017

A regional grain body and a US aid agency are working with millers and traders to import cheap maize from Ethiopia to ease the current shortage of the commodity that has hit the country.

Last week, EAGC executive director Gerald Masila was in Ethiopia to discuss the trade deal while the Ethiopian delegation will be in the country this week for negotiation with millers. Ethiopia has a surplus of 1.5 million bags that they are willing to sell to Kenya. Read more. Source | Business Daily