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President Hichilema Advocates for Agricultural Innovation and Regional Collaboration at Africa Summit

President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia recently spoke at the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, organized by the African Union.

He emphasized the need for Africa to invest in local fertilizer production and use technology to improve agriculture. 

He also stressed the importance of intracontinental trade and regional cooperation to address food insecurity and climate change.

President Hichilema highlighted Zambia’s efforts in fertilizer production as an example of how African countries can work together to improve agriculture. 

He also expressed condolences to Kenya for the loss of lives due to floods and thanked President Dr. William Samoe Ruto for inviting him to the summit.

In his speech, President Hichilema called for soil mapping and digitization to protect soil health and promote sustainable farming practices. 

He urged African nations to embrace new farming methods and emphasized the role of public-private partnerships in driving agricultural innovation.

In conclusion, President Hichilema prayed for blessings upon Zambia, Africa, and its people, emphasizing his commitment to advancing agriculture and cooperation across the continent.

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