Government lowers maize flour by subsidizing maize prices

The Government has subsidized maize prices and availed more stocks to millers from the Strategic Food Reserve in order to stabilize the price of maize flour in the country,Announcing the move in a press briefing on the current food situation in the country on May 16, 2017, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Cabinet Secretary Mr. Willy Bett said the temporary intervention will continue until local production stabilizes and maize stocks normalize.