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Government secures K3m for youths

MAJORITY of Zambian farmers, particularly small-scale farmers, have very low levels of mechanisation and usually depend on hand tools and rudimentary implements for cultivation

MARY PHIRI, Ndola
GOVERNMENT has secured about K3 million forĀ  empowerment programmes on the Copperbelt, and 18 youth cooperatives in Ndola have received farm inputs worth K270,000 to boost their income-generating activities through agriculture.
Ndola District Commissioner Anthony Katongo says the K3 million for youth empowerment programmes on the Copperbelt has been sourced through the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development.
Mr Katongo said Ndola was given K270,000, which has been used to buy farm inputs for youth cooperatives in the district.
This came to light on Saturday when Mr Katongo handed over the farm inputs to representatives of the CLICK TO READ MORE




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