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State urged to come up with strong diversification approach

KELLY NJOMBO and ESTHER MSETEKA, Siavonga
GOVERNMENT has been urged to come up with a strong diversification approach to minimise the heavy dependence on copper by prioritising investment towards agricultural development and utilising unexploited opportunities in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region.

COMESA director industry and agriculture Thierry Kalonji said there is a huge demand for agricultural products within and outside the continent, and that Zambia should take advantage of the high demand for various products to grow the sector’s business prospects.
Speaking to journalists at a COMESA-Zambia media interaction workshop in Siavonga on Friday, Dr Kalonji said the most appropriate way to diversify the Zambian economy is by investing in sectors that will directly address the needs the challenges affecting the economy.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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