Zimbabwe says grain stocks running out after drought

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe has only 100,000 tonnes of grain in its strategic reserves, enough to last just over a month, as the southern African nation suffers the effects of a severe drought, according to the agriculture minister.

A subsistence farmer, stacks her crop of maize in Chivi, about 378km (235 miles) south-east of the capital Harare, file. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

More than half the country’s population faces food shortages after maize harvests halved last year. The country has received little rain since…

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