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Maize production patterns in Southern Zaire
For more than a decade, Zaire's maize production has not increased fast enough to supply rapidly increasing domestic demand. The result has been a sharp increase in maize imports, and this in turn has pinched already limited ...
Transforming maize farming in Zaire
In 1976, a dozen farmers in Mulunguishi, a tiny village in southeastern Zaire, harvested 6000 kilograms of maize a hectare -a yield that would be respectable for any maize farmer. These farmers were participating in a ...
Evolución del cultivo del maíz en Zaire
En 1976, una docena de agricultores de Mulunquishi, una pequeña aldea de la región sur de Zaire, cosecharon 6,000 kilos de maíz por hectárea, un rendimiento respetable en la faja maicera de los Estados Unidos o en cualquiera ...
Maize marketing and distribution in Southern Zaire
Recent dramatic increases and shifts in Zaire's population have had significant influences upon both the supply and the demand for basic foods, with profound effects being registered on maize in urban Shaba and in the Kasai ...