The Center for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) says the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has set a low market price for maize because of the bumper harvest in the region. In an interview with News Diggers!, CTPD Executive Director Isaac Mwaipopo noted, however, that the price would only benefit consumers. “The price set by the Food Reserve Agency with regards to the purchasing of maize grain is a direct response to the prevailing market price for the commodity. This follows the depressed prices for the commodity resulting from the bumper harvest that has been recorded in most of the countries within SADC. However, the Center for Trade Police and Development (CTPD) thinks that the price that has been set will…...

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