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Africa Newsletter 07-09-21

Africa Newsletter 07-09-21

Kenya has approved the use of genetically modified (GMO) cassava after a period of 5 years of research was completed ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-14-21

Africa Newsletter 06-14-21

East Africa Update Flour Prices Fall On Reduced Cost Of Maize Grain As the maize price in Kenya continues to ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-28-21

Africa Newsletter 05-28-21

Bread Price To Jump KES 6 On Tax Plan As the Kenyan government is ready to implement a 16% VAT ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-14-21

Africa Newsletter 05-14-21

Millers in Kenya have seen a shortage of maize in the market due to local farmers holding onto their stocks ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-30-21

Africa Newsletter 04-30-21

The cost of importing goods into Kenya via the sea will see a 20% rise in freight costs as the ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-16-21

Africa Newsletter 04-16-21

The Cereal Millers Association (CMA) in Kenya has lobbied the government to start issuing certificates of conformity to allow the ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-02-21

Africa Newsletter 04-02-21

Traders are still facing challenges with importing maize into Kenya after the Agriculture Ministry confirmed that most have failed to ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-19-21

After a week of debate at the government level, Kenya removed the ban on maize from Tanzania and Uganda and ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-05-21

Africa Newsletter 03-05-21

Maize imports from Uganda to Kenya have seen a five-fold increase in January compared to the same period last year ...
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Africa Newsletter 02-19-21

The National Cereal and Produce Board of Kenya have started buying maize grain at KES 2,700 per 90 kg bag ...
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Africa Newsletter 02-05-21

Major wheat exporter Russia announced the introduction of a duty for the export of wheat at 25 Euros per ton ...
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Colorado Technology Association Watch to hear from the three finalists, including Julie Lerner, for the APEX Awards CEO of the ...
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New Offering Provides Direct Access to Premium Benchmarks and Analysis Content for Hemp, Frac Sand, East African Commodities CHICAGO / ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-22-21

Kenya has seen an increase in the local bread price as a result of the increased price of milling wheat ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-08-21

The National Cereal and Produce Board (NCPB) in Kenya has opened its depots and started buying maize with a targeted ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-23-20

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) will start buying maize at a set price of KES 2,500 per 90 ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-11-20

The Kenya and UK governments have formally signed a trade agreement that will see Kenyan exporters of agricultural products including ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-27-20

Operators in Turkana, Mandera, Samburu, Isiolo, Marsabit and Wajir counties have seen the availability of maize flour significantly reduce by ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-13-20

As Brexit is slated for the end of this year, EAC members will have up to five years to join ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-30-20

As the issue of aflatoxins in the region continues, Kenya will likely see less grain coming into the country from ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-16-20

The current weak demand for maize flour has seen the price fall compared to the past two years as a ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-02-20

The Middle East remains the leading destination for Uganda’s exports bringing it to three months in a row this year ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-11-20

Kenya's Port Authority has stated that it will not increase the free storage period for cargo coming into the country, ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-04-20

Kenyan wheat farmers have been demanding better prices from millers due to the high cost of production and that KES ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-28-20

Kenya plans to spend over KES 100 million on upgrading selected warehouses that will be used under the new Warehouse ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-21-20

Maize Price Fall Sees Lower Price For Maize Flour The price of maize in Kenya has seen a fall to ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-14-20

Kenyan millers failed to take advantage of the lower import duty that was issued by the government in order to ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-07-20

Kenya's maize imports in the second quarter of 2020 have mainly been supported by Tanzania and Uganda as Kenya's demand ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-31-20

Managers of the Strategic Food Reserve (SFR) stated that they might not realize the target of buying four million bags ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-24-20

Kenyan animal feed producers have seen a decline in the yellow maize price as imports have seen prices in Nairobi ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-17-20

Kenyan millers and traders will continue to import maize over the next two months as the demand for the grain ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-03-20

As the government recently cleared the vessels containing the imported Mexican maize, millers have now come out to request that ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-26-20

The incoming maize grain from Mexico is still being held at the Port of Mombasa due to authorities awaiting confirmation ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-19-20

The maize price in Kenya has reduced to KES 3,100 per 90 kg bag in the Nairobi area due to ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-12-20

After the governments decision to extend the window for importing maize from outside the EAC, Kenyan millers are now seeing ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-05-20

East Africa Update Sugar Imports To Kenya Rise Sugar imports into Kenya increased by 23% in the first four months ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-29-20

Kenyan Truck Drivers Push To Suspend Operations The Kenya Long Distance Truck Drivers Union has called for the suspension of ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-22-20

Growers of fresh produce have seen a demand in their products from the European Union as stocks have begun to ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-15-20

According to Business Daily, The European Union will introduce stricter measures for Kenyan beans being exported to Europe from 26th May ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-09-20

Many millers are not happy that the window to import maize will not be extended ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-01-20

Uganda is expected to be a key origin as a new crop is expected from June but Malawi will also ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-24-20

Africa Newsletter 04-24-20

The National Cereals and Produce Board in Kenya will be purchasing 15,000 bags of rice and beans at the end ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-17-20

Kenya continues to see an increase in positive Covid-19 cases as the lockdown has seen a slowdown in economic activities ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-10-20

The government of Kenya has introduced a ban on the movement to and from the Greater Nairobi area as the ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-03-20

Kenya has seen the most cases of Covid-19 in the region as the number has surpassed 100 and with 3 ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-19-20

Africa Newsletter 03-19-20

As the corona virus continues to cause major disruptions in the global economy, Kenya announced travel restrictions for travellers from ...
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East Africa price map 10th Jan 2020

Africa Newsletter 01-10-20

The United Nations warned that Zimbabwe faced another poor harvest in 2020 because of patchy rains, compounding problems for millions ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-23-19

Africa Newsletter 12-23-19

Koppert Biological Systems (Kenya) has won the tender to distribute Aflasafe - a chemical that is used to suppress aflatoxin ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-28-19

Africa Newsletter 11-28-19

The Association of Kenya Animal Feed Manufactures (Akfema) want the government to open the window for duty-free imports of yellow ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-28-19

Africa Newsletter 10-28-19

Heavy rains pounding most parts of the country have delayed harvesting of maize in the North Rift, Kenya’s breadbasket, in ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-05-19

Africa Newsletter 09-05-19

Grain and pulses prices remained flat over the past two weeks with maize within the 3,000 Ksh/90kg range as imports ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-21-19

Pulses and Maize prices have stabilized in the last weeks due to the onset of harvesting of the pulses and ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-06-19

Africa Newsletter 08-06-19

Maize prices are set to ease after the beginning of harvest in parts of South Rift and western Kenya and ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-23-19

Africa Newsletter 07-23-19

After the duty free maize import period was cancelled by the agriculture minister, the price jumped sharply, by an average ...
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Africa Newsletter 07-10-19

Africa Newsletter 07-10-19

In an attempt to steady markets amid supply concerns, the Kenyan National Cereals and Produce Board has been distributing reserve ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-25-19

Africa Newsletter 06-25-19

Maize prices continue to fluctuate and are currently trading at UGX 1,150 per kg in the Kampala area as traders ...
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Africa Newsletter 06-12-19

Africa Newsletter 06-12-19

Due to the current maize shortage, the Kenyan government is in the process of finalizing a deal that would allow ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-17-19

Africa Newsletter 05-17-19

Maize prices in the Rift Valley have dropped as NCPB plans to sell off more than two million bags from ...
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Africa Newsletter 05-03-19

Africa Newsletter 05-03-19

Kenya The maize prices have steadily gone up to an average of Kshs 3,300 per 90 Kg bag. Government set ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-16-19

Africa Newsletter 04-16-19

Kenya The price of maize has continued to rise over the past two weeks, and is now trading at Sh2,600/90kg ...
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Africa Newsletter 04-04-19

Africa Newsletter 04-04-19

Because the vetting process and conditions introduced by Kenya Farmers Association director Kipkorir Menjo has made the registration process slow ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-20-19

Africa Newsletter 03-20-19

Kenya: Last season productivity Last seasons maize, beans, and pulses production is near completion and is estimated to be below ...
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Africa Newsletter 03-06-19

Africa Newsletter 03-06-19

Kenya: Rains in the North Rift and Western regions set in over the past two weeks. Farmers expect to start ...
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Africa Newsletter 02-20-19

Africa Newsletter 02-20-19

Kenya: The NCPB opened its depots on January 23 in 14 counties to receive maize from vetted farmers only. The ...
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Africa Newsletter 02-06-19

Africa Newsletter 02-06-19

Kenya: The price of maize remained steady over the past two weeks, trading at Sh 2,200/90kg and Sh 2,000/90kg in ...
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East Africa Post Harvest Struggle

East Africa Post Harvest Struggle

As maize harvests go full steam, the eternal struggle continues. There’s a bumper harvest and maize prices drop. Farmers decry ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Africa Update: January 23, 2019 The NCPB announced they will begin buying Wednesday, January 23, the board's acting manager said ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Africa Newsletter 01-23-19

Kenya: The NCPB announced they will begin buying Wednesday, January 23, the board's acting manager said. Albin Sang claims that ...
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Africa Newsletter 01-09-19

Africa Newsletter 01-09-19

Kenya: Maize prices have been relatively stable in Kenya to start the new year as the commodity is trading at ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-19-18

Africa Newsletter 12-19-18

Kenya: For the past two weeks, prices have remained relatively stable across the country and most commodities. Maize has continued ...
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Africa Newsletter 12-05-18

Africa Newsletter 12-05-18

Kenya: The price of maize has been steady in Nairobi and Thika trading at Sh 2,200/90kg, while prices have increased ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-21-18

Africa Newsletter 11-21-18

Kenya: The price of maize across Kenya has increased since the beginning of the month and is currently trading at ...
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Africa Newsletter 11-07-18

Africa Newsletter 11-07-18

Kenya: The price of maize has been on the rise, currently trading at Sh1,900 per 90kg, as farmers throughout Kenya ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-26-18

Africa Newsletter 10-26-18

Kenya: The short rains season has begun in Kenya, with areas such as Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi, Tana River and Lamu ...
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Africa Newsletter 10-11-18

Africa Newsletter 10-11-18

Kenya: Maize prices have been plummeting as of recently, reaching Sh800 per 90-kilogram bag as the NCPB has not allocated ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-26-18

Africa Newsletter 09-26-18

Kenya: Farmers from the Eastern, Western and South Rift regions have started harvesting, but the peak period in the North ...
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Africa Newsletter 09-12-18

Africa Newsletter 09-12-18

Kenya: The prices of maize and most beans have remained steady over the past two weeks while the market faces ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-29-18

Africa Newsletter 08-29-18

Kenya: Maize prices have dropped significantly as harvests around North Rift continue. Some areas are seeing as low as 1350 ...
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Africa Newsletter 08-15-18

Africa Newsletter 08-15-18

Kenya: Kenya is facing a bumper harvest expected to put pressure on prices, particularly at the farm gate level. Exploitative ...
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