The facility is located in Ndago in Kibeho sector with various components, namely; training halls, granaries for maize
produce and horticulture, cooperatives offices, drying facilities and a maize
The Kenya government needs to import a million bags per month of maize
because we consume more maize
than we produce.
After all, Tanzania is the only neighbour where the country could fetch maize
for milling, and at a cheaper price.
It is a cultural meal that is cooked once in a while in every family and by individual as maize
, one of the two major ingredients, is a seasonal crop and it's hard to get when it's out of season.
vehemently oppose cultivation of genetically modified (GM) maize
Pakistan Kissan Ittehad President Khalid Khokhar expressed concern over the commercial cultivation of GM maize
. He was of the view that the health of Pakistanis should not be compromised in any way and suggested that the food ministry should constitute a committee to tackle the issue.
Variation in agro-ecological conditions and inappropriate storage cause aflatoxin contamination in maize
grains which can be controlled by improvement in the storage conditions and use of proper detoxifying technologies.
In 2017, Pakistan achieved an all-time high maize
production of 6.13 million tons which was up by 16.3% from last year's 5.27 million tons.
Kampala, Uganda's capital city, alone accounted for about 50% of the formal maize
trade in Uganda .
ISLAMABAD -- The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Maize
, Sorghum, Fodder and other cereals of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council recommended 32 new maize
hybrids varieties and one sorghum, one millet and one oat variety for commercial cultivation in Pakistan.
LAHORE -- Agriculture Department has been implementing governmental policies for protecting interests of maize
growers in the province.