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In a normal season, South Africa imports about a half of its annual wheat needs, and lower wheat output means more purchases from overseas producers.
Maize is Zimbabwe's staple crop and if the government fails to contain the outbreak, the country could be pushed further into food insecurity.
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“Currently laws criminalise small farmers, the government gives them no support, and they’re in danger of becoming obsolete."
Agriculturalist John Nzira says his focus is small-scale farmers because they produce more than 70 percent of food in sub-Saharan Africa.