Germany sets aside €20m for agriculture

GERMANY has set aside about €20 million to boost agriculture productivity among small-scale farmers and to support other agricultural projects.
In an interview recently, German Ambassador to Zambia Achim Burkart said the investment for the period 2017 -2018, is supporting various initiatives in the agriculture sector including the Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC).
It is aimed at increasing the incomes of 70,000 small-scale farming enterprises in Eastern and Southern provinces.
The initiative, which has prioritised women and youths, aims to boost employment and improve the regional food supply through the adoption of innovations in the agriculture and…

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