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No Import Of Maize Allowed In Zimbabwe: Government


Zimbabwe is looking ahead to protect its farmers and this is the reason the country has announced a ban on grain imports following a devastating drought in 2016 that left over four million people in need of food aid. For years the country has been suffering from low grain production and the primary reasons are lack of financing, drought and ...

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Tanzania Bans Unprocessed Food Crops Including Staple Food Maize

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After ban of gold and copper export Tanzanian has now stopped selling of unprocessed food crops outside the country. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa announced the ban on Monday amid celebration of Eid al-Fitr in Moshi Municipality. The measure has been taken to encourage investment in agro-processing industries and it will create employment too in Tanzania, said Majaliwa. PM added the ...

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Zimbabwe Gets Worst Drought In Over Two Decades, 4 Million Needs Food

This is the worst drought in Zimbabwe in past more than two decades. New report reveals about four million people in the country needs food. Earlier the figure was estimated to be three million. Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira said to the press, “Indications are that the figure of vulnerable households requiring food assistance could be ...

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