About GCCA Africa

GCCA membership in Africa consists of 48 facilities comprising over 50,084,636 cubic feet of refrigerated space. GCCA works throughout Africa to strengthen the cold chain and maintain product integrity and quality between rural areas and more populous cities.

Member services in the region range from post-harvest technical assistance to international connections for companies involved in the importing and exporting of temperature-controlled products.


Industry resources for members located in Africa.

June 12, 2024

Properly Sizing the Electrical Service for a Refrigerated Facility

This content is an exclusive benefit for GCCA members. If you’re a member, log in and you’ll get…

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May 22, 2024

Webinar Recording: An Introduction to the GCCA Cold Chain Transportation – Best Practice Guide

Speakers:   Lowell Randel – SVP Government and Regulatory Affairs, GCCA  Don Durm – Chairman GCCA Transportation Board  Kris…

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May 22, 2024

Cold Chain – Transportation Best Practices

This guide is free to all industry stakeholders. If you are a member of the media or are…

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Latest News

View the latest news from GCCA and the cold chain industry in Africa.

Recent Projects

Learn about the impact GCCA is making in Africa helping economically developing countries grow and strengthen their cold chains.

2024 - 2025

West Africa Emerging Markets Program

Countries: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal As part of this USDA-funded Emerging Markets Program (EMP), GCCF will assess the…

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Postharvest Training in East Africa

Countries: Kenya, Rwanda In November 2023, GCCF completed a postharvest training project in Kenya and Rwanda that was…

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Burundi Projet de Développement Local pour l’Emploi (PDLE)

Country: Burundi GCCF provided technical support to ensure the safe and commercially viable operation of temperature-controlled facilities in…

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Latest Events

View upcoming education, training, and networking events offered by GCCA online or in person in your region.


Future Leader Award

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Africa Risk Management Committee

This committee was established to study and review items related to risk management in cold storage facilities at all levels of operations, with a goal of improving performance and minimizing the risk of members and the industry at large.

Food Safety & Compliance Committee

This committee was created so that members could discuss the regulations and standards impacting the cold chain logistics and cold storage industry in South Africa and collectively build stronger relationships between industry and related government agencies.