Kenya to import 12.5m bags of duty-free maize to bridge supply gap

KENYA – Kenya is set to open a window for duty-free import of 12.5 million bags of maize to meet its local demand following a shortfall of the commodity. The Treasury is expected to allow […]

Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Marketing Authority seeks to float US$50m agro bills

ZIMBABWE – The Agriculture Marketing Authority of Zimbabwe (AMA) is set to float US$50 million worth of agro bills for the purchase of maize from farmers in the 2019 marketing season. The authority was established […]

Kenya partners WFP in US$80m deal to improve food security in northwest region

KENYA – The Turkana County government in the northwest region of Kenya has signed a US$80 million five year deal with the World Food Programme (WFP) for a joint implementation of programmes aimed at achieving […]