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Commodity exchanges bring new hope to Africa s farmers
Kenya. Tue 27 Sep 2016, 12:00 am

At the recent African Green Revolution Forum in Nairobi, one of the outstanding take-outs was that Africa may need $400 billion (Sh40 trillion) in investment in food production over the next decade ...

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Commodity exchange plan is the way to go
Rwanda. Tue 13 Sep 2016, 12:00 am

Plans of establishing a commodity exchange in the country have taken too long and it is time decisive action is taken to make this a reality. With the present global commodity super-cycle, the nee...

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Commodities market: The idle silver bullet that could save farmers from price fluctuations
Kenya. Tue 26 Jul 2016, 12:00 am

When it is Kenya, the talk of agriculture being the backbone of economy is now a cliché but so is the sad tale of farmers who supply commodities in exchange for loss. Despite the season long ...

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Online granary register gives grain farmers market access past brokers
Kenya. Thu 21 Jul 2016, 12:00 am

Market access ranks among the headaches of grain farmers, leading to losses or manipulation by brokers or middlemen. However, farmers now stand a better chance of wriggling past the hawk-eyed a...

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Boost for farmers as plan for futures market takes shape
Kenya. Tue 5 Jul 2016, 12:00 am

Kenyan farmers are now set to earn more from their produce following plans by the Rwandan-based East African Exchange (EAX) to establish a futures market in the country. The market will be the secon...

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