• Short Summary

    A NEW FLOUR MILL WAS OPENED AT LIMBE RECENTLY BY THE PRESIDENT OF MALAWI, DR.?

  • Description

    A NEW FLOUR MILL WAS OPENED AT LIMBE RECENTLY BY THE PRESIDENT OF MALAWI, DR. H. KAMAZU BANDA.

    THE MILL IS OWNED BY THE MALAWI FARMERS MARKETING BOARD AND HAS BEEN FORMED TO PRODUCE FINE MAIZE AND STRAIGHT-RUN FLOUR. THE NEW MILL USES A PROCESS WHICH RETAINS MUCH OF THE FOOD VALUE OF THE MAIZE WHICH IS LOST IN TRADITIONAL METHODS OF PREPARING THE FLOUR.

    THE MILL WILL EMPLOY MORE THAN 40 PEOPLE AND A TRAINING PROGRAMME IS UNDERWAY.

    SPEAKING AT THE OPENING, PRESIDENT BANDA SAID HE WANTED THE MILL TO HELP LOCAL WOMEN OBTAIN READY MADE "UFU" (FLOUR) AND TO USE MAIZE THAT COULD NOT BE SOLD ON THE WORLD MARKET.

    HE SAID THE MILL WAS AN EXTENSION OF THE GOVERNMENT POLICY TO HELP THE AFRICANS OF MALAWI DEVELOP THEIR BUSINESSES WITHOUT MIDDLEMEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9EPT0LKGAWF0VKAQ5YMFBYHSN
    Media URN:
    VLVA9EPT0LKGAWF0VKAQ5YMFBYHSN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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