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Hon.Micheal Katambo MP
Minister of Agriculture
To facilitate and support the development of a sustainable, diversified and competitive agricultural sector that assures food and nutrition security, contributes to job creation and maximises the sector’s contribution to GDP.
To be a committed, focused and proactive institution that provides quality agricultural goods and services which assures food and nutrition security, increased incomes and contribute to poverty reduction.
Zambia’s total land area is 75 Million hectares (752,000 Km2), 58 percent (42 Million hectares) is classified as medium to high potential for agricultural production, with rainfall ranging between 800 mm to 1,400 mm annually. This is suitable for the production of a broad range of crops, fish, and livestock. To exploit this potential for agriculture development in order to achieve our vision and mission, the ministry has a number of policy objectives and measures
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Zambia is blessed with a lot of arable land and with numerous rivers, lakes and under-ground water which amount to about 40 per cent of the southern region’s water resource.Read more...