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EA maize exporters to facilitate cross border trade in the region

Published on March 08, 2017

Sellers of maize and other commodities from Ethiopia and buyers of the staple from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda will gather in Addis Ababa, today for grain buyer mission to enhance economic cooperation and integration among the countries.

Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) Country Manager - Tanzania, Ikunda Terry, told ‘The Guardian’ on Friday that the grain buyer mission has been organised by the council in partnership with the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub.

Terry said that the main objective is to create a platform for knowledge sharing and networking among the participants on trade and investment program between Ethiopia and Eastern and Southern countries, with a focus on increasing regional trade. Read more. Source | IPP Media