THE Government has exported more than 40,000 tonnes of maize and has also issued permits for the dispatch of 59, 910 tonnes of mealie-meal to some countries in the sub region.
As at mid
Agriculture Minister Wylbur Simuusa said permits has also been issued for the export of 17,310 tonnes of maize bran, 1,260 tonnes of brewer grit and 2,340 tonnes of maize seed.
Mr Sumuusa said in
"Two months ago, a Statutory Instrument was signed to lift the ban on the export of maize and there is no intention to prohibit the exercise again.
"As Government, we shall endeavour to be consistent on this policy of open borders for grain exports to enable our farmers and stakeholders to forecast and plan ahead," he added.
The Minister said the country will continue to produce bumper harvests through the Government's deliberate policies.
"Through these deliberate policies and tireless efforts from the farmers, this country is expected to continue producing bumper harvests," Mr Simuusa said.
Most Popular Stories
- Hernandez lawyer: Pats Records Dispute Resolved
- Congress Leaving Town as Deadlines Loom
- Oregon Voters to Decide on Recreational Pot
- 4th Circuit Upholds Obamacare Subsidies
- Fiat, Renault Strike Deal on New Light Vehicle
- Oregon to Vote on Recreational Marijuana
- Senate, House Locking Horns on Border Funds
- LinkedIn to Buy Ad Tech Company Bizo for $175 Million
- A's Agree to 10-Year Lease to Stay in Oakland
- Jeter, Bauer Give Fox a Strong Week in TV Ratings