Zambia needs double digit economic growth – Chikwanda

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Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says Zambia needs double digit economic growth rates in order to exert an impact on poverty eradication.

Mr. Chikwanda notes the need to upgrade management of growth sectors such as agriculture, forestry, energy and tourism to higher levels going forward.

 

He says despite delays in delivering the farming inputs to farmers across the in last farming season, Zambia still has the potential to produce more and reduce household poverty.

Mr Chikwanda adds that as Minister responsible for the economy, he will remain committed to working closely with all stakeholders to ensure that the country heals from high levels of poverty.

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