Kigali — Farmers here will benefit from the recently launched regional commodity exchange market, because it is now possible to trade their produce on a regional platform which can offer higher returns.
“The East African Exchange market serves the East African Community. Rwanda being part of it is very crucial since this will give a chance to farmers to produce quality products compete with other traders on market hence gain more from their trade,” Kadri Alfah, the Chief Operations Officer at EAX said.
“We have started working with different farmers’ cooperatives (about 120.000 farmers) through the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources and these are going to help other farmers bring their produce to our warehouses,” Kadri said.
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