Government says it will do everything possible to support the growth of agro-processing sub-sector
Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo said this is because the sector is able to sustain the development of the country through job creation.
Mr. Katambo disclosed that for this reason there is a policy in place that gives the agriculture and private sectors a conducive environment to conduct businesses.
The minister said this in a speech read on his behalf by Southern Province Permanent Secretary Mwangala Liomba during the flagging off the 2019 Zambia Sugar production season.
And Zambia Sugar Managing Director Rebecca Katowa said the company has harvested 400 000 metric tons of Sugar in the last season.