(MENAFN) President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Friday (July 16) that Botswana, through its financial turnaround and transformation program, had allocated US $ 700,000 to buy males and rams from farmers across the country for the breeding.
There is a demand to step up efforts to increase the small livestock population, which has declined over the years, Masisi said throughout his visit to the Impala Rural Training Center located in Francistown, Botswana’s second largest city. .
“The initiative of distributing rams and goats to farmers across the country aims to promote the quality and quantity of small livestock,” noted Masisi, saying his leadership is dedicated to the commercialization of the small livestock sub-sector. from the country.
He also added that all of these efforts are aimed at ensuring that Botswana obtains a steady supply of quality and quantity in external markets.
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