Govt moots agro mechanisation strategy
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By SHARON KALIMBULA –
THE Government targets to mechanise 500, 000 hectares of smallholder farm land by 2027 under the newly launched Agriculture Mechanisation Strategy aiming at easing agriculture practices and improving crop yield.
Under the agriculture blueprint, the Government plans to establish six regional level mechanisation Centres of Excellence in partnership with the private sector and cooperating partners with one of them to be established this year.
President Hakainde Hichilema announced the measure in a speech read for him by Vice-President W.K Mutale-Nalumango at the National Resources Development College (NRDC) in Lusaka yesterday.

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