CEDA, BAMB MoU For Farmers' Benefit

Thabo Thamane. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Thabo Thamane. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency  (CEDA) and Botswana Agricultural Msrketing Board (BAMB) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will benefit both small scale and commercial farmers.

The arrangement makes it possible for BAMB to negotiate for big discounts from input manufacturers. It will also divert the money that has been channelled straight to South African input distributors to now circulate within the country.

Speaking at the signing, CEDA chief executive officer, Thabo Thamane said the two entities decided to join hands upon realising the hardships that farmers go through due to the persistent unfavourable weather conditions, amongst other challenges.

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