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October 9, 2015


For Immediate Release

6th African Grain Trade Summit

Towards creating an enabling environment for grain trade in Africa

Kigali, Rwanda, October 1, 2015 -- On October 1, Rwanda Prime Minister Anatase Muekezi and Rwanda Minister of Trade and Industry Hon Francois Kanimba officially opened the African Grain Trade Summit -- a biennial, high-level, multi-stakeholder event organized by the Eastern Africa Grain Council with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its project the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, and other partners.

The Summit attracted more than 200 international and African-wide stakeholders from along the grain value chain for discussion on key grain industry issues and developing trends in grain trade on the continent. The summit provided a platform for the public and private sector to agree on mechanisms for enhancing the enabling environment for grain trade in Africa.

October 9, 2015

Youth in Kenya can receive health services like HIV testing and counseling and reproductive health care. 

“I had not dealt with the youth before, so when APHIAplus Kamili assigned me to Embu Youth-Friendly Service Center for benchmarking, I got to learn so much about the needs of the youth,” said Bernadette Mbaka, a nurse.

October 9, 2015

Community Health Volunteers Create the Vital Link Between the Community and Service Providers in the Fight Against Malaria

October 9, 2015

Improving Infant Health Through Exclusive Breastfeeding.

“To ensure impact, MCSP works closely with communities to understand and address their unique needs and challenges to support timely initiation and ensure women breastfeed exclusively for six months.”

August 24, 2015

The Feed the Future Kenya Innovation Engine identifies, fosters, and brings to scale innovative market-driven solutions to persistent food insecurity, under-nutrition and poverty. The Innovation Engine partners with entrepreneurs who design new concepts, products and services to maximize their commercial potential, as well as nutritional and livelihoods benefits to the targeted communities. The Innovation Engine supports experimentation and rewards proven successes that represent game-changing approaches for thousands of Kenyan families.

August 6, 2015

Wildlife management and protection in East Africa will get a boost through a $4.6 million partnership between USAID Missions and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). The joint effort will significantly advance efforts to combat transnational wildlife crime in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and other countries in the region.


Last updated: October 09, 2015

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