Jun 13, 2016

Mozambique Beira Port to Get More Corn for Drought-Hit Area

Borges Nhamire
Photo: Bloomberg
Photo: Bloomberg

Ports throughout southern Africa are preparing for record imports of corn, used to make a staple food, after an El Nino weather pattern obliterated crops in the region...

Countries in the area will be forced to import as many as 9 million metric tons of the grain this year, said AGRI SA, the biggest representative of farmers in South Africa, where white-corn prices have more than doubled since the start of 2015