Rural grain storage in Zimbabwe
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Rural grain storage in Zimbabwe problems, loss assessment, and prevention by D. P. Giga

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Published by Environment and Development Activities (ENDA) Zimbabwe, Dept. of Crop Science, University of Zimbabwe in Harare .
Written in English



  • Zimbabwe,
  • Zimbabwe.


  • Grain -- Zimbabwe -- Storage.,
  • Grain -- Storage -- Diseases and injuries -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Grain -- Postharvest losses -- Zimbabwe.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesAfrican environment.
StatementD.P. Giga & Y. Katerere.
ContributionsKaterere, Y.
LC ClassificationsSB190 .G54 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvi leaves, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1847827M
LC Control Number89980543

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Katerere, M. Grain storage losses in Zimbabwe. Dakar: Enda, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.   Chitsiko said cumulatively, the food insecure rural households required a total of mt, while the food insecure urban households required mt of cereal to meet their needs over 13 months. He said government had come up with drought alleviation strategies, including borehole drilling in the affected areas. THE initial results of testing of new grain storage technology by the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) in Dodoma has proved a success, which could pave way for mass adoptions in future.   HARARE, Zimbabwe — The people lined up early for a chance to buy subsidized maize meal from the government-run Grain Marketing Board depot in Harare, at prices they could afford.