Farm Managers Urged to Embrace Climate-Resilient Crops Amid Uncertainty

February 25, 2024


Officers managing police farms have been implored to adopt crops that are drought resistant.

Deputy Inspector General of Police - Administration Alita Mbahwe said
there is need to adopt crops that would withstand climate uncertainty and come up with smart agro-techniques to keep the farms running.

She made the remarks when she visited Shimabala and Lusaka West Police farms to appreciate the work being done there.

The Deputy Inspector General of Police was accompanied by Commissioner of Police - Administration Ms. Susan Malundu, Deputy Director - Administration Dr. Zimba, and other senior officers.

Acknowledging the potential challenges of climate uncertainty, the Deputy Inspector General of Police commended the officers for their efforts in supplying food to Zambia Police Training College and Paramilitary Training School.

Ms. Mbahwe has assured the officers at the farm that the Police high command will continue its support to police farms and has further challenged the officers managing the farms to aim at supplying the national food basket.

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