The Food Reserve Agency to buy over 40,000 metric tonnes of maize in six districts of Eastern Province.

The Food Reserve Agency FRA will buy 40,500 metric tonnes of maize in Eastern A of Eastern Province.
Eastern A consists of Chadiza, Chama, Chipata, Lundazi, Mambwe and Vubwi districts.
Provincial Agriculture Coordinator, Dr. Obvious Kabinda has confirmed the development to Breeze News.
Dr. Kabinda says that in Chipata FRA will buy 18,900 metric tonnes of maize, in Lundazi 10,800 metric tonnes of maize while in Chadiza it will buy 3,600 metric tonnes.
Three thousand six hundred metric tonnes will be bought in Vubwi and 900 metric tonnes in both Chama and Mambwe districts.
Dr. Kabinda says that quantities of purchases of maize in Eastern B, which comprises districts like Katete, Sinda and Petauke, will be released later.

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