Saturday, 15 January 2011


Government has announced that it will soon start selling maize to people in the country at a reduced price of K50, 000 from the set K65, 000 floor price.
Vice President George Kunda who is on a tour of developmental projects in the province said Government through Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will soon start offloading some of the maize in districts to allow people access the commodity.
Mr. Kunda has also stated that some of the maize will be used for relief assistant to affected families in the country through the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU).
He told the gathering that it is their duty to help affected families adding that Government is not there to make profit from the unprecedented 2.8 million bumper harvest recorded in the 2009/2010 farming season.
And Kalomo FRA Assistant Marketing Officer, Joseph Kalamila said about 905, 000 bags of maize have been safely stored in the district.

No comments:

Post a Comment