PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says with a flourishing agriculture sector, Zambia is assured of wealth and job creation including, sustained food security at household and national levels. And President Lungu says the exceptional performance in the production of various crops is a clear demonstration that the agriculture sector is responding to the deliberate policies that the PF government has been implementing. Speaking when he launched the 2021 crop purchasing programme by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA), Thursday, President Lungu said the government prioritised early distribution of farming inputs under the Farmer Input Support Programme. He added that the increased production recorded in the 2020/2021 agricultural season was due to timely payments to farmers that supplied crops to the Food Reserve Agency…....

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