Mozambican government plans to transform subsistence agriculture into commercial agriculture

15 April 2013

The Mozambican government Friday launched it National Plan for Investment in the Agricultural Sector 2013-2017 (PNISA), which is intended to transform subsistence agriculture, which is predominant in the country, into commercial agriculture, Mozambican newspaper O País reported.

The newspaper said that the programme will involve 119 billion meticals (US$3.89 billion), 20 percent of which will be funded by the State Budget.

The Plan has three components, namely expanding production and productivity, access to the market, food safety, reforms and natural resources.

According to the newspaper several cooperation partners taking part in the ceremony to launch the programme committed to funding several of the projects included in this plan. (macauhub)