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Zambia gets $30 Million for Skills, Jobs and Entrepreneurship for Women and Youth in the Agriculture Sector

The African Development Bank’s board of Executive Directors approved on Wednesday, October 14 a loan of US $30 million to the Government of Zambia for the Skills Development and Entrepreneurship

ZAMBEEF Commits to Long-term Investment

ambeef Products has pledged its long-term commitment to the agriculture sector and urged other farmers to follow its lead in developing the sector for generations to come. “Farmers need to

Millers should blame poor management for having insufficient maize – Nguleka

ZNFU president Dr Evelyn Nguleka says millers have no excuse for having insufficient maize as the commodity has been available and should not blame anybody but poor management. The ZNFU

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JTI records a slump in 2015 tobacco production

Japan Tobacco International Leaf Zambia Limited says bad weather conditions have affected crop size and production this year. Japan Tobacco International (JTI), the world’s third-largest tobacco company, established its presence

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ZAMGOAT Rakes in $150,000 in revenue

AMGOAT Products Limited has to-date procured more than 2,300 goats from the small scale farmers across the country and generated revenue of over US$150,000. Currently, the company has invested US$50,000

Africa’s post-harvest loss study completed

The Rockefeller Foundation has completed a US$10 million post harvest loss study in Africa which will be followed up with the development of various techniques to help rural farmers reduce

AGRF closes with Roadmap

STAKEHOLDERS at the just-ended African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) have identified and committed themselves to resolving challenges of finance, input and agriculture infrastructure for the smallholder farmers in Africa. Others

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One million hectares allocated for farm blocks

he Government has allocated one million hectares of land in selected parts of the country for farm blocs, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda has said. Mr Lubinda said the

Finland reaffirms support to Agro sector

THE FINNISH Government will continue to prioritise its support to the agriculture sector in Zambia because of the sector’s potential to address rural poverty and inequality. Finnish ambassador to Zambia

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Dependence on rain-fed crops limiting agriculture potential – Lubinda

OVER-DEPENDENCE on rain-fed production among the small-scale farmers has limited the potential for agricultural growth, says agriculture minister Given Lubinda. In his message to the showgoers at the Copperbelt Mining