Maize, mealie meal exports suspended

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu (centre) visiting a demonstration field with Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo (left) during the 2019 Agritech Expo at GART Research Centre in Chisamba. PICTURE: COLLINS PHIRI

GOVERNMENT has suspended the export of maize and mealie meal to enable it to take stock of what the country has in the reserves and elsewhere.
President Edgar Lungu has also directed Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo to collaborate with the Ministry of Finance to find money by Monday to pay all farmers who supplied maize to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA).

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