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Sept. 24, 2021

STAFF REPORTER

1 min read

LNDC opens new market for farmers

LNDC opens new market for farmers

Inside the Lesotho Milling Company in Maputsoe

Story highlights

  • Grains to be graded to maintain quality standards
  • Joint project meant to promote market and job opportunities

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IN a bid to alleviate poverty, Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC), a main parastatal of the Government charged with the implementation of the country’s industrial development policies has invited local farmers to sell their grains to the Lesotho Milling Company (LMC) based in Maputsoe at market related prices.

Tiisetso Moremoholo, LNDC Public Relations Manager, said such grains include maize meal and wheat.
“The grains will be inspected and graded against industry standards for quality purpose as the LMC produces top quality maize and flour for local and export markets,” she said.
Payments for the grains, Ms Moremoho said is normally made every Thursday for the previous week’s delivery, adding that the grains will be accepted in 50kg bags.
The LNDC, she said as a stakeholder in LMC has adopted a joint project with the miller to promote market and job opportunities for Basotho, hence the initiative.

 

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She therefore highlighted that the invitation is open to every local farmer, encouraging others to take advantage of this opportunity.
The role of the Corporation is to promote Lesotho as an attractive investment location for both foreign and indigenous investors. LeNA

 

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