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Coffee plantation to create jobs for Chingola

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Shawa pleads with farmers to reconsider maize production boycott

News Shawa pleads with farmers to reconsider maize production boycott

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Cotton ginnery to spur Lundazi’s production

News Cotton ginnery to spur Lundazi’s production

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Hippos bully Chadiza residents.

Farmers of Naviluli Ward in Chadiza district have reported harassment by a hippo. Misheck Mbewe, Naviluli Ward Councillor said in Chadiza that the mammal has destroyed vegetables in people’s gardens along Katiula Stream. Mbewe says that the animal is raising fear among people in the area adding that farmers have stopped going to their gardens for fear of being attacked.

Collective Agreement For Farm Employees Signed

The Zambia Farm Employers’ Association and its social partners; National Union for Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers (NUPAAW) and the Grains and Meat Workers Union of Zambia (GRAMUZ) on Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015 signed a collective agreement for farm employees covering all conditions of service except for wages whose negotiations are scheduled to start within July. The agreement which will

K30 million for animal diseases control campaign

Veterinary services department has announced intentions to intensify implementation of animal disease control measures, rehabilitation and construction of new dip

Insurance man takes unique path in quail farming, and he’s winning

David Chifuna (40), a Lusaka-based insurance underwriter, is successfully farming quail as a sideline business. It is not unusual for

A quiet agricultural revolution

“Holistic land management takes root in Zambia” It’s still early days, but something quite remarkable is happening in certain agricultural