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Mubiana: Farmer par excellence

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu with host farmer Norah Mubiana planting maize during the national launch of the 2019/2020 planting season in Chikankata district, Southern Province.

CATHERINE MUMBA, Choma
NORAH Mubiana, 57, of Chief Mweenda’s realm in Chikankata district is a shining example of a hard-working and determined woman in agriculture who has refused to put her tools down despite facing numerous challenges.
Her hard work and consistency have earned her a rare privilege – a presidential visit to her farm.
Mrs Mubiana, a mother of four, started farming in 2001 with a five kilogramme bag of Pioneer seed and two bags of fertiliser.
“I started very small and I could harvest two bags then and sometimes even went up to four. Over the years, my harvest increased and I could get eight bags in a normal farming season CLICK TO READ MORE

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