Lungu launches 2021 FRA crop purchasing programme
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• PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu flagging off the Food Reserve Agency national crop purchasing programme in Kaoma yesterday. Picture by CHUSA SICHONE

By CHUSA SICHONE in Kaoma
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has officially launched the 2021 Food Reserve Agency (FRA) national crop purchasing programme, with an assurance that government will not let unscrupulous buyers swindle vulnerable farmers of their hard-worked-for produce.
President Lungu said that would be achieved by FRA getting on the market early and paying farmers promptly adding that he would ensure that the Ministry of Finance adequately funded the agency for the crop marketing season, which he pledged to closely monitor.

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