FISP is cardinal to development of agriculture- Lusaka PS.
Kafue ,January 25,ZANIS—Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary, Wamunyima Muwana says the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) is cardinal to the development of the agriculture sector in the country.
Mr. Muwana further emphasized government’s commitment in ensuring that the farmer input programme (FISP) for the 2013/2014 farming season is successfully conducted.
The permanent secretary was responding to concerns raised by Kafue District Commissioner Grace Ngulube who was appealing to government to look into the deficit in the FISP package for Kafue.
Kafue district has a shortfall of 12, 254 X 50 kg bags of urea and 2668 X 50 kg bags of D compound.
Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on the DC at her office in Kafue, Mr. Muwana promised to consult his counterpart in the ministry of agriculture David Shamulenge concerning the deficit.
Meanwhile, Kafue District Commissioner Grace Ngulube has called on the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) to consider working on bridges that were washed away by the rains in the district.