Zambia's FRA To Start Selling Maize

From empty sky Thu Nov 29 2012, 23:11:00

Zambia's Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will, as of December, enter the market as a seller in the hopes of stabilizing maize prices. Some areas of Zambia have been experiencing shortages and volatile prices. The shortages appear to have been localised. The FRA argues that their actions are in line with "the Agency's mandate of stabilising food prices and ensuring stable supply". The is likely to be

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