ZNFU today met the Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Given Lubinda, to discuss the 2015/16 agriculture marketing modalities. This follows concerns and inquiries from farmers in Central, Eastern, Northern, North Western and Western provinces on the maize floor price, exports of last year’s stocks and other challenges faced by farmers in the movement of maize stocks to markets.
The Hon. Minister to furnish his office with more data on famer concerns on the maize prices and to this effect, the ZNFU would like to urge members to wait for the resolutions of the ongoing consultations.