Shibuyunji, December 5, 2019, ZANIS---Shibuyunji District has received one 110 by 5kilogramme bags of cowpeas and two hundred by ten 200 by 10kilogramme bags soya beans.

And Shibuyunji District Community Development Officer, Chisanga Kawele, says the inputs have been received on time.

Ms Kawele explains that the department has also received a total 620 of 50kg bags of D Compound Fertiliser.

Ms Kawele says  the Food Security Pack programme is being implemented by Ministry of Community Development and Social Services and it has achieved a lot in reducing poverty among most rural communities around the country.

She says the Food Security Pack programme, which started in 2000 in the country, is aimed at helping the vulnerable but viable farmers by reducing the levels of poverty.

She discloses that the Food Security Pack will be distributed equally across all the ten wards in the district.

Ms Kawele has further disclosed that the department awaits to receive Urea fertiliser.