Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo has urged agro-dealers to justify debt which government owes them from as far back as 2015, promising to clear it once funds are available. And Katambo says farmers who have paid their K400 contribution to the e-voucher system and Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) across the country have started receiving inputs and fertilizer for the 2019/2020 farming season. In an interview, Katambo admitted that government was still owing an undisclosed amount of money to a number of agro-dealers for the supply and delivery of farming inputs, but that the Ministry was still verifying how much was owed to the respective agro dealers. “Yes, we are still owing some of them, but we will pay them. The…...

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