NDB Hails Impact Genetics

Monty Chiepe, founder of Impact Genetics PIC: AFRICAN FARMING
Monty Chiepe, founder of Impact Genetics PIC: AFRICAN FARMING

Head of Client Services at the National Development Bank (NDB), Sethunya Gaolebogwe has hailed Impact Genetics as a progressive research and development company that will revolutionise farming in Botswana.

Speaking during a media tour of NDB projects in and around Gaborone last week, Gaolebogwe said Impact Genetics’ embryo transfer and cattle breeding technology will change farming for the better as it will result in production of high quality animals that are resistant to drought and diseases. “Projects such as this one are very welcome because they bring solutions to drought and animal diseases, which have always troubled agriculture and driven many farmers to bankruptcy,” she said.

Gaolebogwe added that NDB has always been regarded as an agriculture bank as it was founded at a time when the sector was the mainstay of the national economy.

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