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    EMRC Nick Hutchinson EAGC EMRC Nick Hutchinson EAGC Presentation Transcript

    • Grain Industry Investment: Underpinning Livestock Market Development EMRC Agribusiness Forum 2010 Kampala, October 3-6
    • Background
      • Established (2006) as an USAID-funded RATES program initiative – with the active encouragement and participation of key stakeholders, including service providers, in the grain value chain.
        • Currently receives funding support from SIDA, USAID COMPETE & DFID’s Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) program
    • Role
      • Promote free trade in grain under a harmonized trade regime providing small farmers with improved market access;
      • Enable expansion and harmonization of agricultural market information systems;
      • Enable harmonization of agricultural trade policies;
      • Build capacity for trade and farmer organizations; and
      • Promote structured grain trading systems e.g. rules of trade, standard contracts, collateral management and enabling environment, where warehouse receipt systems and commodity exchanges can emerge.
    • Membership
        • All stakeholders along the grain value chain
          • Producers, Processors, Traders (ACTIVE)
          • National Associations representing producers, processors and traders (AFFILIATE)
          • Service Providers e.g. warehouse operators, inspectors, collateral managers, input suppliers, banks, insurers (ASSOCIATE)
      • 72 subscription paying members from across Eastern Africa
        • 29 farmer groups
    • KIBAIGWA MARKET-TANZANIA
    • Livestock Feed
      • Key Sectors:
        • Poultry
        • Dairy
        • Pig & Fish (emerging)
      • Key Raw Materials:
        • Maize – grain & bran
        • Wheat – bran & pollard
        • Sunflower seedcake
        • Cotton seedcake
        • Soybean meal
        • Fish Meal
        • Bone Meal
    • Maximising On-Farm Return
      • Ensure Market & Price Discovery
        • regional market information before planting, during growing and after harvest
      • Minimise Post-Harvest Losses
        • Grain Quality (moisture, aflatoxin)
      • Drying
      • Grading & Testing
      • Storage (Segregation)
      • Traceability
      • ON-FARM CAPACITY
      • COMMUNITY CAPACITY
      • AREA CAPACITY
        • etc .……………..
    • Warehouse Receipt System
      • Kenya
        • Supported by FSD
        • 3 warehouses EAGC certified; 12 inspected & in-process
        • Collaboration with Government in drafting legislation to enable WRS and COMEX
      • Uganda
        • Collaboration with Uganda Commodity Exchange (UCE)
      • Tanzania
        • Collaboration with Warehouse Licencing Board (TWLB)
      • Participation in EAC Standards Technical Committee (development & harmonisation of regional staple grain standards)
        • Incorporate standards for Livestock Feed grade raw materials
        • Aflatoxin
            • Raw Material v’s Finished Product (consider dilution effect)
            • Current: Human: 10 ppb with B1 maximum of 5; Livestock : 10 ppb with no B1 specification
            • Suggested: Livestock – 20 ppb; permit use of approved mycotoxin binders
      Standards
      • Yellow Maize (QP White Maize)
      • White Sorghum
      • Cassava
      • Yellow Sweet Potato
      • Soybeans
      • Pigeon peas/cowpeas
      Alternate Crops
    • The Secretariat Eastern Africa Grain Council P.O. Box 218 - 00606 Nairobi Tel: +254-20-3745840 Fax: +254-20-3745841 [email_address] www.eagc.org , www.ratin.net Maple Court Westlands Close, off Westlands Road