Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Zimbabwe
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
01/07/2011
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food distribution/food vouchers
Description
50 000 tonnes of maize released from the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) for free distribution to approximately 170 000 households affected by reduced harvest. Households will receive vouchers to purchase grain from GMB at ward distribution points and an additional USD 10 cash to acquire other products.