Government Eyes Large-Scale Commercial Farming to Boost Economy

Policy reforms would be implemented in land administration to pave the way for large-scale commercial farming that is deemed productive and profitable for farmers. The economic growth of seven percent in the second quarter could have been higher had it not been for the negative growth of 0.2 percent registered by the agriculture sector. Economic authorities said the sector would continue to fall behind in productivity, as long as small parcels of land awarded to agrarian reform beneficiaries are not consolidated into…

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