Malawi is set to lose K100 billion in post crop harvest, according to some experts.
Farmers Organisation Limited sales and marketing manager Ronald Chilumpha said a recently done survey by agricultural experts has put the post crop harvest losses at the staggering K100 billion.
“This is a great loss. The losses will be incurred during harvest, handling or processing. We can do better,” he said.
Government announced that out of the 355 million tones the country is to have this year, 35 million tons has been lost to floods.
Pamela Kuwali, executive director of Cisanet, an agricultural advocacy NGO, described the figures as interesting.
Kuwali said she also read the figures, saying it was good to quantify the losses into monetary.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :