Food security still a challenge

Although Botswana has a high level of per capita income, food security still remains a challenge and something, which has been attributed to economic inequality and climate.

Francis Wanyoike, a consultant with international livestock research institute revealed this last week  in Gaborone 0during the conference on Policies for Competitive Smallholder livestock production that was attended by most of African countries.

“Following reports by Food and Agriculture Organisation 2008, about 30 percent of the people suffered chronic undernourishment, which resulted in the government initiating numerous programmes to combat malnutrition.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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