Zambia self sufficient in wheat,Farmers Say
Zanis-The Zambia National Farmers Union -ZNFU- has assured that ongoing geo-political tensions between Russia and Ukraine will not affect the supply of wheat and wheat products in the country as Zambia produces sufficient corn to meet the demand.
And ZNFU has reiterated its call to the government to maintain the ban on the importation of agricultural products such as onion and processed potatoes.
Zambia National Farmers’ union -ZNFU- President JERVIS ZIMBA says the union will work closely with the Government to ensure sustained and stable prices of wheat products in view of happenings in Ukraine which is a major supplier of wheat for most African countries.
Meanwhile, Greenfield Managing Director JACOB CHISENGA said agro dealers will continue supporting government efforts to grow the agriculture sector through supply of climate smart agricultural inputs.
ZANIS reports that both Mr ZIMBA and Mr CHISENGA were speaking in Choma during a Farmers engagement meeting.