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FRA closes 5 satellite depots in Kitwe

NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Kitwe
THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has closed all the five satellite depots in Kitwe following the participation of private buyers in the crop marketing exercise who have mopped out most of the grain from farmers.
The five satellite depots in Mufuchani, Kakolo, Garnetone, Zambia National Service and Kamfinsa were inactive, with no farmers taking their maize there for sale.
Kitwe district agriculture coordinator Raphael Muyaule said on Tuesday most of the farmers in the district opted to sell their maize to private buyers, who were offering a lucrative price of K100 per 50 kilogramme bag of maize grain.READ MORE

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