Removing agricultural subsidies in Zambia—the way to go?

by IRIN News

The Zambian government has removed subsidies for farmers and millers because the expenditure is perceived as draining the country’s resources. Fuel subsidies have also been removed, and the combined loss of assistance is pushing up the price of maize meal, a staple foodstuff in the Zambian diet.

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