Invest in Agriculture
Central Province has favorable climate, fertile land, and vast water resources with great agricultural potential for investment. Currently the government has zero rated import tax on agricultural inputs to encourage the sector. Available arable land has been earmarked in a number of districts of central province including Luano, about 180,000 hectares of land.This land is favourable for crop, cattle and goat ranching. In Mumbwa District about 200,000 hectares of arable land exists for investment. In Serenje District over 80,000 hectares of land has been identified. In Chitambo District about 53,000 hectares of good fertile land has been identified and in Ngabwe District more than 90,000 hectares of land has been identified for rice growing and other agricultural uses.
The Province seeks investments in order to Increase its Production capability to a level where it can single-handedly meet the Nation’s domestic and export food market demands. The Province seeks investors to establish industries to undertake processing and value addition agricultural activities.