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August 28th, 2015 / Coastweek.com, Kenya

thumb.aspxThe Zambian government has called on African countries to adopt climate resilient agricultural policies if the continent is to adapt to the effects of climate change. While acknowledging the adverse effects of extreme climate on agricultural production on the African continent, Minister of Agriculture and Livestocks Permanent Secretary David Shamulenge said the continent holds enormous potential to improve production if the right policies were adopted and funded. “Climate resilient agricultural policies are one such policies that will help Africa adapt to the effects of climate change. Climate smart agriculture will enable the continent to contribute towards mitigation efforts”. See more