Government says it has completed the formulation of a National Mechanization Strategy and will launch it in November this year.

Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary for Technical Services GREEN MBOZI says the implementation of the strategy will promote agricultural machinery and equipment across value chains.

Mr. MBOZI said this in Lusaka, when he officiated at the appropriate mechanization for smallholder farmers in the global South, status progress and updates meeting, organized by the Accelerated Innovation Delivery Initiative -AID-I.

And AID-I Chief of Party KEVIN KABUNDA emphasized the need for adoption of Mechanization by smallholder farmers as it is crucial in transforming Africa’s Agri-food systems.

And Feed the Future Coordinator DAVID HOWLETT called for development of timely farm Machinery that can help smallholder farmers manage effects of climate change.

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