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Zambia receives Japanese grant for fertiliser, agro-machinery

Japan has given Zambia a grant of K11.6 billion ($3 million) for the importation of 4,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser and 60 tractors and trailers to help the country increase food production in the 2008/09 farming season. , said this in Lusaka yesterday during a grant assistance agreement signing ceremony at the ministry. "The tractors will be for sale to eligible small scale-farmers who are registered in accordance with Government's regulations," said Minister of Finance and National Planning, Ng'andu Magande….(read more)