Agriculture Minister, Given Lubinda has dissolved all the ten boards and trusts under his ministry.
Mr. Lubinda says all functions of the boards and trusts will now be handled by his two Permanent Secretaries.
He says most of the boards have been dissolved because they have either overstayed or their tenure has expired.
Mr. Lubinda has tasked his Permanent Secretaries to consider persons that will seat on the boards for approval by cabinet.
The Ministry of Agriculture has six boards and four trusts under it.
Among the boards dissolved is the Food Reserve Agency-FRA board, Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia, Cotton board, Zambia Cider board and the Dairy Development Board.
The trusts include in Service Training Trust, Golden Valley Investment , Cotton Development Trust and Livestock Development Trust.