Agriculture study to inform policy changes

Maize field
Maize field

Statistics Botswana (SB) has embarked on a nationwide data collection exercise of the agriculture sector, which will be used to develop policies and programmes to improve the sector’s performance.

A statement from SB has revealed that the agency will collaborate with the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in conducting the Agriculture Census from January to December this year.

The statement added that the survey would help in achieving the ministry’s vision of attaining food security and global competitiveness for agriculture products.

Editor's Comment
Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up