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Comesa launches road map to boost regional maize trade

Published on January 07, 2016

The maize trade in Eastern and Southern Africa is set to rise following a road map to address bottlenecks caused by differences in standards and regulations.It was launched by Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) in Kampala, and is known as the Comesa Mutual Recognition Framework (C-MRF).The aim is to provide equivalence of analytical results and recognition of certificates of analysis that are issued by the participating countries.

This will eliminate the need for multiple testing by both the exporting and importing countries.C-MRF was developed by the Comesa Secretariat in partnership with six countries that have significant maize trade in the region. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor