East Africa harmonises grain quality regulations

The Eastern African Grain Council (EAGC) has gazetted 9 standards that will be applied across the region to govern the quality of staple foods like cereals and pulses. The standards are part of a drive to promote and formalise intra-regional trade in staple foods, which remains largely uncoordinated and informal…

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Early season moisture stress worsens across East and Southern Africa

Seasonal moisture stress has worsened across Southern and Eastern Africa after poorly distributed rains of between 5 mm and 25 mm in several provinces in Zimbabwe, Botswana, southern Mozambique and northern South Africa in the last week of December. In its latest Weather Hazards Bulletin for the period between 5…

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Drought persists over parts of East and Southern Africa

The drought situation has worsened across northern South Africa, southern Mozambique, Madagascar, Angola and Zimbabwe amid indications of the possible continuation of poor rains over the region into early January, warns the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET). In its latest Weather Hazards Bulletin for the period from 29 December…

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Fish stocks on the rebound in East Africa’s Lake Victoria

The national fisheries research institutes of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya have reported a 30% recovery of the main fish stocks in Lake Victoria, the largest inland lake on the African continent. STATUS OF FISH STOCKS ON LAKE VICTORIA 2017 The Status of Fish Stocks in Lake Victoria 2017 report was…

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