Government hopes for an adequate harvest

Tanaka Makuwaza |  1 year ago | local

The government hopes for an adequate harvest, expectations remains high besides the impact of mid-season drought and recurrent tropical cyclones in some provinces.

In a speech read on behalf of President Emmerson Mnangagwa by Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution Honerable Nokuthula Matsikenyere during the Provincial Independence celebrations held at Sakubva Stadium today, His Excellency said the large scale adoption of the Pfumvudza/Intwasa programme by people throughout the country has had far reaching positive impacts to both household and national food security.

He added that government has made adequate provisions to cater for the grain requirements of vulnerable households and communities.

Meanwhile, President Mnangagwa further commended communities in climatic regions 4 and 5 for increasing the production of traditional grains.