Thursday, 26 February 2015

$300million expected to be invested in nansanga farm block

the zambia development agency expects about $300million worthy of investment in the 110,000 hectares nansanga farming block.
zda acting director general henry sakala said nansanga in central, luena in luapula and lusuwashi farm blocks on the copperbelt province are part of government diversification programme.
mr sakala said government expects that once the farm block is developed, local people will benefit through employment and  access to various out-grower scheme companies among other things.
‘’so far  over  350  zambians have offered land and are likely to benefit from the outgrowers scheme which government has set up in the area” said mr sakala
Nansanga farm block is a 110,000 ha land located in Serenje District.
The majority of the people currently settled in the Nansanga Farm Block area are small scale producers who will be resettled and allocated between 30-50 hectares of land.
The Core Venture will be the centre for industrial development of the area as it will provide the marketing thrust by purchasing the major products in the farm block and adding value for local and export markets.

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