NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya expects its 2012/13 (July-June) maize harvest to rise to 40-41 million 90-kg bags from 36 million in the previous season due to good rainfall and increased investment by farmers, a top Agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday. East Africa's biggest economy has experienced a stable supply of food since the start of 2012 aided by favourable weather, easing inflationary pressure on households on low prices of key staples including rice, maize and wheat. "The situation looks quite fantastic in the short term and we expect a very good harvest for the season. …
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