This region includes the Great Rift Valley and the Horn of Africa, the eastern countries and islands south of Egypt bordering the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, along with the landlocked countries of Ethiopia, Malawi, Sudan, DRC, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. Fiber crops, barley, bean, and bananas/plantains are important crops in the region.


Countries in East & Central Africa: Burundi, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo DR, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Reunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda