Algeria tenders for milling wheat imports to boost domestic reserves

ALGERIA – OAIC, Algeria’s state grains agency issued an international tender to buying wheat sourced from optimal origins, European traders whose deadline was 22nd October 2019, reports Reuters. According to the tender, the agency sought […]

Ethiopia’s Lowland Wheat Initiative kicks off to promote self-sufficiency

ETHIOPIA – Lowland wheat initiative in Ethiopia has kicked off and set to cover more than 132,000 hectares of land across three lowland basins i.e Awash, Wabeshebelle and Omo regions to ensure food self-sufficiency and […]

Taiwan Flour Mills Association signs US$576 million wheat purchase deal with US

USA – The Taiwan Flour Mills Association has signed an two year agreement to buy US wheat sourced from Idaho in a deal valued at US$576 million. According to the letter of intent signed at […]

Ethiopia tenders 400,000tn wheat import bid to meet local demand

ETHIOPIA – The Ethiopian government is set to import another batch of wheat amounting to 400,000 tons in bid to meet market demand amid transportation crisis. Ethiopia is among top Africa’s wheat producing countries with […]

Zimbabwe wheat stock improve as imports moderate shortage

ZIMBABWE – The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) says the country’s flour stocks have improved with supply to the bakeries from the millers now set at 500 tonnes per day. According to GMAZ chairman, […]

Zimbabwe to import 200 000t of wheat to ease shortage

ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe is set to import 200 000 tonnes of wheat to further alleviate the grain shortage in the country. According to the deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement Vangelis […]

Egypt rejects French wheat shipment over high fungus contamination

EGYPT – The government of Egypt has rejected a shipment of 63,000 tonnes of wheat sourced from France which officials in the country said that the commodity had exceeded the authorized levels of ergot, a […]

Ethiopia’s wheat production to increase as government unveils self-sufficiency plans

ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s wheat production is expected to increase hitting 4.6 million tonnes during the 2019-20 period as the government unveils plans to ensure the country becomes self-sufficient in wheat production. This is according to […]