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EAC standards harmonization to boost intra-regional grain trade

Published on May 02, 2018

Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC), in partnership with the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, on Monday launched nine East African Standards for staple foods.

The nine priority product standards reviewed were for maize (grain), wheat, milled rice, dry beans, dry soybeans, maize flour, wheat flour, sorghum flour and millet flour.Among other aspects addressed through the revision of the standards were aflatoxin, moisture content levels and discoloration of grains. Read more. Source | New Times