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Maize shortage hits millers

ESTHER MSETEKA, Lusaka
THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) says there has been a short supply of maize on the open market, resulting in high production...

Editor's Comment

Maize price a boost

THE gigantic rise in the price of maize by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is the kind of welcome news that should spur production at all levels of farming.

News

FRA to buy 300,000 tonnes maize

PRISCILLA MWILA, Lusaka
GOVERNMENT is targeting to buy 300,000 metric tonnes of maize from farmers in this year’s crop marketing season compared to the...

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Farmers engaged to grow early maize

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka
GOVERNMENT has identified some commercial farmers to help in the cultivation of 150,000 tonnes of early maize to boost food reserves.

Features

Goats as alternative to maize

MARGARET CHISANGA, Sesheke
IN WESTERN Province, in a village lying on the edge of the Livingstone-Sesheke road, a group of women is redefining goat rearing as...

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Drought consumes 390,000 tonnes maize

FRANCIS LUNGU, Lusaka
ZAMBIA is expected to produce over two million metric tonnes of maize from the 2018/2019 agricultural season, which is above the required...

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