Horticulture Market set to resurrect

Flashback: The original Botswana Horticultural Market went under in 2017
Flashback: The original Botswana Horticultural Market went under in 2017

Government has announced plans to re-open the horticultural market, which could be up and running again by April, six years after its closure.

Presenting the State of the Nation Address on Monday, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said government will facilitate the establishment of a horticulture market.

“The market will enhance self-reliance, access, competitiveness, and price stability, the result of which will be the promoting of wider citizen participation in the agro-business and associated value chains,” he said.

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