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Coffee plantation to create jobs for Chingola

Africa Coffee plantation to create jobs for Chingola

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Shawa pleads with farmers to reconsider maize production boycott

Crops Shawa pleads with farmers to reconsider maize production boycott

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Cotton ginnery to spur Lundazi’s production

Crops 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

Livestock products imports worry government

As plans to streamline the importation of mechanically deboned meat continue, government has expressed unease on increased meat imports. Michael

Fisheries, livestock statistics collection starts

Comprehensive livestock and aquaculture census has kicked off to update the country’s database following two decades without records. Michael Katambo,

Artificial insemination to increase livestock population

Livestock specialist says the ongoing countrywide Artificial Insemination (AI) programme will drastically improve Zambia’s cattle population Speaking at a farmer