Ngamiland, Gantsi farmers form alliance

Farming activity. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Farming activity. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

MAUN: Ngamiland and Gantsi famers have formed an alliance in an effort to find a collective voice when lobbying for their farming interests in the two districts.

The alliance, Western Botswana Beef Producers Association (WBBP), comprises seven different farmers associations from Ngamiland and Gantsi districts.

The alliance was one of the recommendations made by the Irish Cattle and Sheep Association (ICSA) which has been engaged by Business Botswana to capacitate Ngamiland and Gantsi associations on better ways to run their associations.

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