Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Tanzania
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
01/07/2011
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Government procurement from farmers
Description
TZS 17.6 billion (USD 11 million) allocated for the purchase of 200 000 tonnes of maize from farmers, starting from 1 August. Price is set at the competitive level of TZS 350 per kg to discourage farmers from selling in neighbouring countries.