Zimbabwe Situation

Half of maize crop could be written off

Source: Half of maize crop could be written off | Financial Gazette (News)

ZIMBABWE’s maize production may drop by more about 50% this season due to a January dry spell that rendered the early planted crop a complete write-off, farming industry players and forecasters said.

Last year, Zimbabwe produced 2,1 million tonnes of the staple grain, more than its 1,8 million tonne annual requirements.

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