State proposes farm block model

GOVERNMENT’S proposal to introduce a farm block model next year will help to stir diversification in the sector and incentivise farmers to increase production, Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has said.

In the 2018 national budget, Minister of Finance Felix Mutati said there is need to create a supportive environment for the introduction and development of a farm block model with three coming on board next year.

These will be in the Copperbelt, Muchinga and Northern provinces.
The model is anchored on a core venture, agro-processing facilities, as small-holder and

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