The Maize Laws by Kampamba Shula

Maize (Corn) is the main ingredient in the staple food of Zambia. This has been the default status for so long as the course of history shows us. Regimes have been toppled and riots have broken out over either the availability or price of mealie meal. The political quotient of maize is indisputable. Government involvement in the sector has thus been to steer the dynamics to a favorable result. This has proved easier in theory than practice. This working paper discusses the Maize Laws and Government involvement in the industry…

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