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Invest in Lunga rice farming – DC

MWILA NTAMBI, Lunga
LUNGA Acting District Commissioner Martin Chilukwa has appealed for investments in commercial rice farming in the district.
In an interview in Lunga last week, Mr Chilukwa said the district has the capacity to satisfy Zambia’s demand for rice if only people invested in commercial rice farming.
He said Lunga is capable of meeting the national demand for rice if farmers improved their farming methods.
“We are appealing to investors to come in and invest in commercial rice farming so that they start adding value. Bags and bags of rice are produced here although the assessment in terms of tonnage has not yet been done,” he said.
Mr Chilukwa said at the moment, Lunga farmers sell their rice in its shells and that there is need READ MORE

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