Northern Farmers Call For F'town Abattoir Re-opening

Farmers at the meeting PIC: KEAOGILE BONANG
Farmers at the meeting PIC: KEAOGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: Some communal cattle farmers in the northern part of the country have resolved that they should approach Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security Patrick Ralotsia.

The farmers are in a bid to lobby government to re-open the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) Francistown abattoir.

The resolution was taken during a meeting held by the farmers at Francistown Senior Secondary School’s recreational hall over the weekend.  In total, 64 farmers attended the meeting.

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