The Tanzania Cereals and Other Produce Board (CPB) have opened grain centres in Juba South Sudan and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where various products are being traded. The CPB Director General, Dr Anselim Moshi told Daily News that the stations started to operate in December last year. The DG said they have been already delivered 800 tons of grains to the two centres including maize flour, wheat flour, rice and beans; 300 tonnes in Juba and 500 tonnes in Lubumbashi. "We planned to open warehouses in Kenya, DRC and Sudan. So far we have opened two centres where various products are sold and the process of opening other centre in Nairobi is going on,” said Dr Moshi. He said CPB will continue to find markets locally and abroad to enable Tanzanian farmers and traders get good markets for their products. "Access to markets motivates farmers to increase production. Farmers and traders will benefit from agriculture and therefore encourage more people to enter ...
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