$1.4m ZCS irrigation project cheers State

water irrigation of potato field on sunny day

MINISTER of Agriculture Michael Katambo is impressed with the US$1.4 million winter irrigation project being implemented by the Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS) at Chitwi farm in Luanshya on the Copperbelt.
Mr Katambo, who inspected the project on Saturday, said the World Bank-funded project will play a significant role in the agricultural diversification process.
He said the project will also contribute to food security at household and national level.
“Integrated farming should be encouraged because of the availability of water,” Mr Katambo said.
He said 110 hectares of land has been secured for the project and that Government is…

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