Let’s unlock agro sector export markets – HH
Published On October 28, 2022 » 1449 Views» By Times Reporter » HOME SLIDE SHOW, SHOWCASE
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•PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema (right) talks to commercial farmer Maria Zaloumis (centre) joined by Zambia National Farmers Union president Jervis Zimba (left) at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka yesterday. Picture by THOMAS NSAMA/ZANIS

By JAMES KUNDA-
PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has demanded that the agriculture sector must be unlocked for it to enhance productivity and for Zambia to meet the food export markets.
The president said countries like Namibia, Kenya, Rwanda, Qatar and the Democratic Republic of Congo had expressed interest to procure food from Zambia with available funds which would be a direct benefit to local farmers.
“As the New Dawn Administration enters the second year in office, we must unlock the rigidities that are inhibiting us, for instance, from supplying wheat to Namibia which is importing the same from Ukraine.

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