Uganda's maize output seen flat in 2011

Published on 03 March 2011

Forecast poor rains have dashed Uganda's hopes for a higher maize harvest this year with production expected to be unchanged from last year, a senior government official said on Wednesday. (..) Uganda consumed 1.2 tonnes of maize last year, much of it bought by the United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP) for relief operations in South Sudan and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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