By Augustine Kambuzi Banda
Non-governmental organizations have commended Government on the launch of agrofestry campaign in the country
The launch was held in northern region under Mzuzu ADD in Zombwe extension planning Area
Speaking to media program manager for Find Your Feet Organization Merina Mtonga commended government for launch which she said will help farmers to avert effects of climate change.
“As stakeholders to government we thank the government for the initiative we feel it will help farmers to have bumpy yields and avert the effects of climate change through agrofestry”, she said.
The programs Manager for Mzuzu ADD Agrey Kamanga said the campaign will help farmers to mitigate the effect of climate change through agroforestry farming.
“We have come up with a nursery for fruits and for ordinary trees in all Extension planning Area and village level which will help farmers to access money and mitigate the effects of climate change”, he said
Through the Ministry of Agriculture government has launched Agroforestry campaign in Blantyre and Chiradzulo ADD respectively before launching in the Northern Region under Mzuzu ADD.