CHRISTINE CHIHAME, Mansa
MUSIKA Zambia says it is working with government ministries and stakeholders to unlock numerous investment opportunities that exist in
Musika Zambia managing director Reuben Banda said the company’s role at the expo is to demonstrate the business potential that exists in the small holder market.
Mr Banda said the company identifies opportunities for investment and innovation together with its agri-business partners.
He was speaking during a welcome cocktail reception for Luapula Expo in Samfya on Wednesday.
“We are working with government ministries and the private sector to unlock numerous investment opportunities that exist within this great province,” Mr Banda said.
He said the company has for the past five years positively impacted over 380,000 small holder farmers.
Mr Banda said it has deliberately placed special focus on the northern hub targeting Northern, Muchinga and Luapula provinces.
“In Luapula, Musika Zambia has supported the private sector’s efforts to develop an extention led last mile distribution network for agricultural inputs,” he said.
Mr Banda said the company has for the past five years partnered with over 70 corporate clients ranging from multinational companies to small agri-businesses.
He said the company has implemented interventions that have resulted in over 2,500 small businesses operating within rural communities and providing critical links in the supply chain between rural agri-business and small holders countrywide.