Maize deliveries reach one million mark
Grain deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board have surpassed the one million metric tonnes mark with optimism that total deliveries for the current marketing season will reach last year’s level of 1.2 million tonnes.
GMB general manager Mr Rockie Mutenha said the entity is upbeat that total deliveries by the end of the marketing season will reach last year’s level of 1.2 million tonnes.
Figures from the parastatal show that cumulative soya bean deliveries have reached plus 39 thousand metric tonnes while small grains deliveries is currently hovering around 110 thousand metric tonnes.
The GMB boss highlighted that the parastatal is continuing with the refurbishment of the infrastructure and automation of the grain management system. According to the entity subjected to the availability of foreign currency the refurbishment of the twelve silos across the country will be completed by mid-next year.