Gafta, media partner of CMT’s 4th Cassava & Starch Africa on 22-23 May in Accra Ghana, is an international trade body, representing members in 95 countries and promoting the free trade of grains and feedstuffs across the globe.
Gafta’s standard forms of contract are used in approx. 80% of the world’s grain shipments and help to make trading all over the world more efficient. They also have an internationally recognised Arbitration system, making sure that disputes are handled according to the law, and the principle of ‘For the Trade, by the Trade’.
For those interested in trading grain in international markets, check Gafta’s ‘Know Your Gafta Contracts’ seminar, which gives practical insight into Gafta contracts, including common pitfalls, risks and how to make sure your contract is legally binding, as well as what to do if your trade goes wrong.