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Legislative Amendments To Protect Agriculture Industry

Calling Farmers | January 22, 2016
On today’s programme, we look at the Agriculture Ministry’s thrust to amend legislation in a bid to better protect stakeholders in the industry.
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
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