COPPERBELT Minister Elisha Matambo says the suspension of farming inputs distribution on the Copperbelt Province is due to illegalities surrounding the process. But Small Scale Farmers Development Agency director Boyd Moobwe has described the development as disappointing and worrying, arguing that it may present a negative impact on national food security. In an interview, Friday, Matambo said new cooperatives in his province were being denied access to inputs. “I have been going round districts after this by-election, [Kabushi and Kwacha], there are serious complaints on the ground, Camp officers are telling the people that those with the new cooperatives will never benefit from the fertilizer when reality is [saying] new ones should be even the first ones to benefit. So…...

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