Outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Zambia, Lena Nordstrom has reiterated her country’s continued support towards the agriculture sector.
Ms Nordstrom said the agriculture sector is one important area that the embassy will continue supporting as it is a catalyst to job creation in the country.
She said this during her farewell cocktail organised by the Zambia National farmers Union (ZNFU), Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) and MUSIKA Limited.
Ms Nordstrom also thanked the Zambian government and other stakeholders for the good support rendered to her during her tenure in the country.
And speaking earlier, ZNFU President Evelyn Nguleka said her organisation has worked closely with the outgoing Ambassador and her efforts in boosting the agricultural sector greatly benefited the farmers especially women.
And IAPRI was represented by Finance and Administration Director Bruno Mweemba while MUSIKA was represented by the Managing Director Reuben Banda.