The government has secured funding towards the importation of strategic inputs for farmers during the 2017-2018 summer cropping season.     

An arrangement by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and the government for the allocation of an undisclosed amount of foreign currency towards importation of the inputs has been finalised.                 

Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Retired Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri said despite delays in the allocation of inputs under the command agriculture, government is committed to the needs of the farmers.

The timely intervention by the government is being made when the agriculture sector is expected to play a critical role in economic development.