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South Africa: Grain and Feed Update

South Africa had an excellent start to the 2021/22 MY, with carry-over soil moisture and widespread rains that led corn producers to start plantings two to four weeks earlier than usual. Excessive rainfall during December to early January caused damage to planted crops in some areas that could impact crop size, although the extent will only become clear over the next few months.
On December 10, 2021, the Government of Kenya announced it would grant exemptions to tariffs on non-genetically-modified (GM) feed ingredients in response to rising feed costs.
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South Africa: Grain and Feed Update

After last season’s second consecutive bumper corn crop, the positive outlook for the South African grain industry will continue in the 2021/22 MY as evidenced by a 30 percent upsurge in tractor sales and the intention of commercial producers to maintain a corn area of 2.7 million hectares.
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Nigeria: Grain and Feed Update

Imported wheat ensures Nigeria food security amid a growing population since domestic production remains minimal.
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Zambia: Grain and Feed

Zambia produced its largest corn crop on record in the 2021/22 MY. This bumper corn crop of 3.6 million tons follows on Zambia’s third largest corn crop of 3.4 million tons produced in the 2020/21 MY.
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South Africa: Grain and Feed Update

South Africa should remain a net exporter of corn in the 2021/22 marketing year (MY) on excess supplies.
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Zimbabwe: Grain and Feed Annual

Zimbabwe’s corn crop for the 2021/22 marketing year (MY) is estimated at 2.7 million tons, an increase of almost 200 percent from the 907,628 tons of corn produced in the 2020/21 MY.
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Cote d'Ivoire: Grain and Feed Annual

Despite ambitious national targets towards self-sufficiency in rice by 2025, and becoming a regional exporter by 2030, the current campaign in Côte d’Ivoire is one characterized by a production drop and trade slowdown, which has tightened overall supply in the country.
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Nigeria: Grain and Feed Annual

In 2021, Nigeria is expected to face decreases in grain supplies due to conflict and economic factors exacerbated by the secondary effects of COVID-19. Internal security across the country is a serious challenge to food production especially in the corn belt.
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Tanzania: Grain and Feed Annual

MY 2021/22 wheat production is expected to decrease by 22.2 percent to 70,000 MT, while consumption is projected to increase by 2.9 percent to 1.2 million MT.
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Kenya: Grain and Feed Annual

MY 2021/22 corn and rice production remain flat at 4 million MT and 80,000 MT (for milled rice), respectively.
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Ethiopia: Grain and Feed Annual

MY 2021/22 wheat production forecast at a record of 5.18 million metric tons, while corn is projected to 8.63 million metric tons due to expected progress...