Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco)

Meatco  engages ‘weekend’ farmers

Meatco engages ‘weekend’ farmers

Staff Writer The Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) recently hosted a Stakeholder Engagement Meeting mainly with boardroom farmers or weekend farmers, as they are otherwise known, and members from the Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers Union (NECFU) with the aiming of engaging on their contribution to the agricultural sector value chain. Meatco’s Chief Executive Officer, Mwilima Mushokabanji, in his introductory remarks, highlighted how the agricultural sector has evolved from the way it operated 20-30 years ago. Mushokabanji pointed out that the contribution of agriculture to the gross domestic product of Namibia has gradually declined from 1990 because of declining production. “More…
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