Ambassador Hervio attends the 107th Zambia National farmers Union (ZNFU) annual congress (11/10/2012)

On 11.10.12 EU Ambassador Gilles Hervio was the guest speaker at the 107th Zambia National farmers Union (ZNFU) annual congress.

ZNFU is one of the oldest associations in Zambia. ZNFU membership consists of farmers, individuals, corporations/companies and organisations  engaged in the business of farming in Zambia. 

Ambassador Hervio's address emphasized the great opportunities for Zambia in agriculture, as well as the EU's support to the sector in the past, and the intention to increase this support in future.. He also pointed out the need for improved information and transparency, the benefits of conservation agriculture, the importance of regional integration,  and lastly Zambia's land management challenges.

Read his statement here pdf - 28 KB [28 KB] .