Panda farmers to get 12 grain storage silos

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The construction of 12 grain storage silos each with a capacity of 5,000 metric tons at Pandamatenga Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is anticipated to be complete in March 2023, BusinessMonitor has learnt.

The government has provided funding for construction of silos in Pandamatenga as part of the common facilities to be utilised by commercial farmers operating within the agricultural Special Economic Zone.

These modern facilities are expected to enhance both the efficiency and efficacy of grain management. The provision of additional facilities will also facilitate the separation for various crops, being sorghum, maize, wheat and sunflower while other produce such as millet, ground nuts and cowpeas will be catered for in a warehouse.

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