So finally the Ministry of Agriculture admitted in parliament on Tuesday 29 September 2016 that the Farmer Input Support (FISP) is actually a flop. How relieving! Did it have to take all these years of experimenting for the Ministry to see this?
The petroleum industry is a key driver to the Zambian economy and high prices of petroleum prices always have a negative impact on economic activity. The high prices of petroleum products in Zambia cannot be discussed in isolation without taking a broader view of the problems obtaining in the petroleum industry.