Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Zimbabwe
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
01/03/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Government procurement
Description
Budgeted USD 140 million to buy 800 000 tonnes of maize from domestic farmers to replenish its strategic reserve, as the country is recovering from drought and battled a pest that threatened its maize crop.