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Zambian government lifts onions import ban due to shortages

Updated Apr 10, 2021
Bernard Sikunyongana, Chairman of the Zambian Fruit and Vegetable Traders Association, praised the government for its responsiveness and willingness to reconsider its decision. He said 10,000 tons of imported onions would be enough for three months' demand. Frank Kayula, former Director General of the National Union for Small-Scale Farmers in Zambia, added that the government should strike a balance between imports and the need to boost local cultivation. "The ...
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