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Tanzanian Government Launches Second Phase of Maize Purchases to Bolster Market and Ensure Food Security

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – To stabilize the maize market and ensure food security, the Tanzanian government has initiated the second phase of its maize purchasing program, offering a rate of Tsh 700 (US$2.90) per kilogram. This price significantly surpasses the current market rate of Tsh 500, representing a substantial boost for maize farmers. The first phase, which…

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Kenya says cheap maize is not available anywhere in the world

Nairobi- The Deputy President of Kenya, Rigathi Gachagua, has spoken out on the ongoing controversy surrounding the importation of cheap, duty-free maize into the country. Speaking to Citizen TV, Gachagua said, “cheap maize is not available anywhere in the world”. His remarks come in response to complaints from millers who have been unable to secure import licences due to…

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