Zampalm Limited’s slick Outgrower Scheme in Mpika is Forging Ahead with Oil Palm Grower Expert and New General Manager Nelson Basaalidde Joining the Ranks.
The Scheme Seeks to Empower Small-Scale Farmers in Mpika to Grow Oil Palms that will Feed into Zampalm Operations with the aim of Developing the full Potential of the 20,000-Hectare Plantation, of which 3,000 Hectares is already Planted.
Mr Basaalidde brings with him 20 Years of Commercial Agriculture Experience surrounding the Management of Outgrower Schemes Focused on Efficient Land Use, Capital Administration and Mobilisation of Farmers.
He is Confident of the Value Addition and Social Economic Benefits that the Scheme Entails for the Local Community.
He also Pointed out there were Several Other Stakeholders Involved in the Project and that each had a part to Play in ensuring Zampalm’s Success.
Once Fully Operational, the Public-Private Partnership between the Industrial Development Corporation and Zambeef Products, is Estimated to Contribute to Import Substitution of 70,000 Metric Tonnes of Edible Oils Imported in Zambia.
MARCH 30, 2018