Why US went for private firms in maize deals

The US Government opted to let commercial entities deal with American maize exports after the NCPB proved too costly for the job

Saturday March 28 2009

 Workers loading some of the 22,000 tones of imported maize at Mombasa port. About 33,000 tonnes of duty-free maize is waiting to be off-loaded at the port of Mombasa. Photo/FILE

Workers loading some of the 22,000 tones of imported maize at Mombasa port. About 33,000 tonnes of duty-free maize is waiting to be off-loaded at the port of Mombasa. Photo/FILE 

By MUNA WAHOME

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