GMAZ has said the COVID-19 outbreak is having a negative toll on their plans to import more grains from Asian countries, Health Times reports.
This was revealed by GMAZ Media and Public Relations Manager, Mr Garikai Chaunza who said Mr Tafadzwa Musarara in on an engagement trip where he is trying to intensify grain procurement.
Said Mr Chaunza:
Our National Chairman, Mr. Tafadzwa Musarara, is on a regional and international crusade where he is engaging with grain producers and suppliers, as we intensify grain procurement with the aim of complementing government efforts of ensuring food security.
The CoronaVirus epidemic has also affected our trips to Asia and related destinations where we intend to procure rice, maize, and wheat.GMAZ remains committed to fulfilling our mandate and moral duty of ensuring national food security,
GMAZ has already imported maize from South Africa and Tanzania and other countries.
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