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State eyes one-stop e-platform

MAJORITY of Zambian farmers, particularly small-scale farmers, have very low levels of mechanisation and usually depend on hand tools and rudimentary implements for cultivation

ESTHER MSETEKA, Mbala
GOVERNMENT is developing an electronic (e) one-stop centre to facilitate trade and creation of market opportunities for local farmers to maximise the continental market.
The e-platform will ride on the automated system for customs data (ASYCUDA) World, a web-based system that provides a framework for tracking the export, imports and customs taxes, to help simplify the way of doing business for the informal sector.
Mbala district agricultural coordinator Mwanji Chellah said the platform is critical in that it will further help integrate imports and CLICK TO READ MORE

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