Katete District Commissioner Joseph Makukula has expressed excitement with the AgriProFocus Zambia 2018 District Agribusiness Platform theme “Enhancing Market Access through Aggregation”.
He said Eastern Province remains one of the highest producers of agricultural produce in the country and has shown its capacity to develop a sustainable food production system, but has lagged behind as access to the market remains a challenge for most farmers.
Speaking during the official opening of the Katete District Platform, Mr. Makakula said he was delighted that AgriProFocus saw it imperative to priotise access to the market through aggregation as this will help the country grow sustainably when development is approached collectively.
“The Government recognizes that one farmer cannot feed the nation and as such we also trust that farmers working collectively will achieve more.... Read more
The first stop was Lundazi District, situated 185 kilometers from the Provincial Capital Chipata, and known for being one of the highest producers of maize in the country coming mostly from small- scale farmers in the district.
As morning dawned of 21st November, it was clear that no farmer wanted to be left behind as the venue was flocked with a horde of farmers queuing up to register to be part of the event.
Dubbed “Enhancing Market Access Through Aggregation”, the event attracted 170 farmers drawn from 38 Farmer groups, including exhibitions from 14 companies that signed up to be part of the event. The objective of the ev... Read more
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