The Food Reserve Agency buys over 110,000 bags of maize in Lundazi district.

The Food Reserve Agency FRA in Lundazi district has so far purchased 110,800 by 50 kilogramme bags of maize since the market opened on 17th August.
District Agricultural Coordinator, Philemon Lungu told Breeze News that the number of bags bought is out of the targeted 216,000 by 50 kilogramme.
Mr. Lungu stated that the number of bags bought is from the 19 satellite depots doted around the district, adding that the number bought is already slightly above half of the target.
And a spot check by Breeze News at Mthuzi satellite depot in Chief Mphamba’s area found the marketing exercise progressing well.
Alick Phiri of Kanyenda village said the marketing exercise was moving on smoothly and corrupt free.
And Clever Mtonga of Mphongolo village in Chief Kapichila’s area appealed to government to pay farmers on time.
The FRA has targeted to purchase 90,000 metric tonnes of maize from Eastern Province this marketing season.

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