Grain trade, barter and triangular trade:proposed research and policy issues with specific reference to Zimbabwe's experience
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This paper first reviews Zimbabwe’s experience in dealing with triangular transactions in grain trade. Second, it examines major issues in maize production, export, and stockholding policy. Finally, it looks at the domestic wheat industry. In this section, research areas which are relevant for promoting grain production and regional trade arc identified. It is hoped that the tentative observations highlighted in this paper will stimulate further analysis of the important issues in pricing policy, import substitution, grain stock management, export promotion, and comparative advantage relevant to the production of agricultural products to achieve food security.