Farmers riled by FRA maize price offer of K60/50kg

The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) today in Lusaka announced it will buy maize from farmers at K60 for 50kg. The price offer, flying in the face of the more than K85/50kg government promised last week, provoked sharp reaction from the Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU). At the same briefing, FRA…

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Zambian maize farmers must target East African markets – PMRC

The Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) says the maize surplus in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region provides an opportunity for Zambian maize farmers to exploit the north and East African markets. PMRC executive director Bernadette Deka says farmers can take advantage of price differentials between surplus and…

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