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Private sector roots for market-driven agriculture to maximise gains

Published on May 03, 2017

The private sector has called for professionalisation of the agriculture sector and enhanced mechanisation and technology application to improve the sector and help create more jobs along the agriculture value chain. They are also advocating for market-oriented farming to boost incomes and avoid losses.

This was during the launch of consultations on the country’s fourth five-year Strategic Plan for the Transformation of Agriculture (PSTA4) development process by the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources on Friday.

The strategy is due to start in June 2018 when PSTA3, which was developed in 2013, ends. Read more. Source | New Times