Light at the end of the tunnel?

East Africa Agrees Draft EU Trade Pact to Avoid Tax Charges The East African Community negotiated a draft agreement to extend preferential trade access with the European Union, intended to replace an interim accord expiring next week, Kenya’s Foreign Ministry said. Read more>>>

Ugandan farmers tackle fake farm inputs

Seed companies, agro-dealers, and service providers in the horticultural sector in Uganda have welcomed the move by Transparency International (TI) to establish a mobile number where farmers can report cases of counterfeit seeds, herbicides and fertilizers.  Francis Ekadu, the programmes coordinator at TI, has told farmers, agro dealers and service […]

Ethiopia earns $245M from horticulture export

The Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency said 245 million USD was earned from the export of flowers, vegetables and fruits during the just-ended Ethiopian fiscal year. Agency Director-General Alem Woldegerima told Ethiopian News Agency that of the total revenue earned, 199.74 million USD was secured from flowers, 40 million USD from vegetables and 6 million USD from […]