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EAC food security action plan (2011 - 2015)
The East African Community food security action plan has been developed to address food insecurity in the region. It forms the initial step of implementing the provisions of the EAC Treaty as set out in Chapter 18 Articles ...
Food and Nutrition Security Strategy 2019 –2023
The EAC Agriculture and Food Security Policy and other agricultural sector policies are based on the policies and programs of the Treaty establishing the East African Community (1999) and the EAC Agriculture and Rural ...
Aflatoxin: A threat to competitiveness of EAC Agricultural produce and products in domestic and international markets.
The EAC Partner States are losing trade and general market accessibility due to sale of aflatoxin contaminated foods. Aflatoxins are barriers to trade, notwithstanding the health implications to the consumer upon sustained ...
Disposal and alternative use of Aflatoxin contaminated food.
Agricultural commodities, including maize, groundnuts, and cassava, milk, and cotton seed contaminated with aflatoxin pose serious threat to human and animal health, and to the economies of the EAC Partner States. It is, ...
Prevention and Control of Aflatoxin and associated losses during post harvest handling of agricultural commodities in EAC.
Aflatoxins are a set of poisonous substances produced by fungi (molds) that can potentially cause cancer and contribute to stunting and immunosuppression in vulnerable groups. Aflatoxin contamination occurs in major staple ...
Harmonization and strengthening of Aflatoxin Standards regulation for human food and food products to promote public health
Aflatoxin contamination in food is a public health concern. East African Community estimates of Aflatoxin contamination in food are as high as 60% in some regions.
Guidelines for the conduct of supervised pesticide residue field trials on crops
These guidelines have been developed for trial managers, researchers and pesticide manufacturers to provide residue data to support Pesticide registration and setting both Codex and regional Maximum Residue Limits (MRL) ...
Guidelines on Data Requirements for the Registration of Conventional Chemical Pesticides Used in Agriculture and Forestry in EAC Partner States
The present guidelines are an update of the Agriculture (Farm Input) Forms published by the East African Community in January 2005. These forms have been used by EAC Partner States as a basis for national data requirements ...
Guidelines for evaluating and reporting the efficacy of pest control products for plants
These procedures are developed pursuant to article 108(e) of the Treaty for the establishment of the EAC (Treaty for the establishment of the East African Community, 1999). The procedure outlined below shall be employed ...