Small businesses hit by Botswana government’s vegetable imports ban (Industry News,

“Another group of Batswana traders which identified itself as Dipilara Traders Association, also petitioned Masisi’s Office and the Ministry of Agriculture. While they appreciated the government ’s intention to empower the value chains and the citizens by ensuring that the local market is protected, they requested the government to consider – among other things- that the current vegetable producers do not meet the demand for most of the vegetables outlined in the list of restricted commodities…” (

To read the entire article, please click here.

Posted in ,