Zambia has recorded a 69 percent increase in maize production during the 2019/2020 agricultural season from the 2,004,389 metric tonnes (MT) that
Record-high and rising prices for mealie-meal in Zambia are the result of distortion and a matter of “grave concern,” according to Information Minister Dora Siliya.
Dry spells recorded in the country this year has left everyone wondering. The calamity has not spared anyone; for small scale farmers dependent on rain fed agriculture low yields are inescapable besides the shared the struggle of getting by with sweltering heat like everyone else. Clearly climate change is among us.