Agric consultant urges farmers to take livestock insurance


FRANANCISTOWN: Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Resource consultant, Neil Fitt has urged government to support subsistence or small-scale farmers to take livestock insurance.

He was previously a coordinator at Agricultural Hub where he led a crusade to encourage farmers to take livestock insurance.

The commercial insurance sector in Botswana has different livestock insurance offerings at commercial rates. Small-scale farmers have often been reluctant to insure their animals citing higher premiums amongst others.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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