FRA in financial crisis

Zambia’s state-owned grain buying company, the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is facing a financial crisis. This created concerns about its readiness for the marketing season which opens on June 1. Executive Director Chola Kafwabulula told a Parliamentary Committee on Estimates the cash shortage is hampering operations. “We need additional funding…

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Reduce grain storage risk with drying bags

Werner Swart, along with his partners, has developed a portable drying system for grain storage which allows him to rapidly and successfully dry grain and oil seed in silo bags. By drying and storing grain and oil seed in polyethylene silo bags, farmers are able to harvest sooner and thereby…

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