Masisi urges Batswana to be self-reliant


Batswana have been urged to be self-reliant as there is no other option.

When addressing the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members at the party’s National Council on Saturday, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said it is time Batswana produced their own food to meet national demand.

“We need to buy and eat our produce with the remaining surplus value added for export markets. We need to use our knowledge, science, and methods well engrained in our traditions to add value and commoditise all our products,” Masisi said.

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