Zambia: Storage facilities need attention

Zambia Daily Mail (Sep. 19, 2012) | Zambia is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa with surplus maize and Government has announced the increase in the purchasing of maize to a million metric tonnes (mt) from the traditional 500,000 mt that is bought every harvest season from farmers. The move will improve national reserves and help build the nation as an agricultural hub in the region. however, is the increase in the acquisition of the crop tallying with the storage facilities?