Namibia imposes temporary ban on vegetable imports as local production increases

NAMIBIA – The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) has imposed temporary ban on certain vegetable importation following increased supply from the local producers, reports Namibian. According to Lesley Losper, national horticulture manager at NAB, the ban applies to 10 most consumed products in the country packaged in five and 10 kilogrammes. NAB said it closed off…

Uganda considers rice import ban to improve domestic production

UGANDA - Uganda’s government is considering to stop importation of unprocessed rice by processors so as to improve the domestic supply, reports the Monitor. The consideration has been informed by a survey revealing that the country has a capacity of processing 7,158 metric tonnes per day, a situation arising from the increased number of rice…