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THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, SAYS THE SECTOR RECORDED A BUMPER HARVEST IN THE LAST PLOUGHING SEASON DESPITE THE COVID19 PANDEMIC

Written by on January 19, 2021

The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, says that the Agriculture sector recorded a bumper harvest during the last ploughing season despite the COVID19 pandemic and the locust outbreak in some parts of the country.

Speaking in a press briefing this morning Permanent Secretary in the ministry Jimmy Opelo said the COVID19 pandemic and pests such as locusts threatened the country’s food security and therefore, the ministry responded well to these situations to ensure that they do not affect crop production