By Scoop Reporter
KALOMO has beaten the rest of the districts in Southern Province in maize production as it is expected to produce 73,287 tonnes, beating its closest rival, Choma, which is second, to a jaw-dropping 34, 179 metric tonnes.
According to the provincial statistics, Kalomo is likely to produce 73,287 metric tonnes of maize followed by Choma with 39,108 metric tonnes.
Choma has improved from last year’s performance where it recorded the lowest yield ever at 7 metric tonnes while Livingstone are tail-enders with a paltry 104 metric tonnes.
Choma is followed by Namwala which is third highest with 36,773 tonnes, Monze (25,396 tonnes), Kazungula (16,302 tonnes), Mazabuka (11,765 tonnes), and Itezhi-Tezhi (11,389 tonnes).
Sinazongwe is eighth (7,591 tonnes) followed by Gwembe (5,863 tonnes), Siavonga (4,861 tonnes), with Livingstone rooted at the bottom.