Tuesday, August 17, 2010

ISPAAD to have horticulture component

Botswana government has approved the second phase of the Livestock Management and Infrastructure Development (LIMID) project, which include a horticultural component under the popular Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture Development (ISPAAD), officials said.
Sarah George, Acting Permanent Secretary at MOA said ISPAAD will now have a horticulture component comprising production inputs support and farm equipment. Under the Production Inputs Support (IPS), assistance will be given to farmers to purchase fertilizers, pesticides, seeds and seedlings, whereas farmers will be assisted to acquire drip irrigation and shade nets under the Farm Equipment (FE) sub-component. Click here to read more.

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