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Pay agro-dealers, Govt advised

PROFILE: MINISTER of Livestock Michael Katambo (right) sprays insecticide (Lambdacyhalothrin) on an army-worms infested maize field in Masaiti District. On the left is Ministry of Agriculture permanent secretary Julius Shawa and farmer Daniel Makwenda (middle). PICTURE: STAFRANCE ZULU

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka
AS PREPARATIONS for the 2019/2020 farming season advance, Agri Business Association of Zambia (ABAZ) has urged Government to settle the over K300 million it owes its members to enable them to serve farmers efficiently.
ABAZ chairperson Mary Tembo said efforts to meet Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo and Ministry of Finance officials have not yielded positive results.
“The farming season is here and agro-dealers who are supposed to service farmers through electronic-voucher are still owed huge sums of money CLICK TO READ MORE

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