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Unique Concept Recognised With Prestigious Prize

Case IH has been awarded a silver medal in the Innovation Awards scheme of SIMA, the French international farm machinery exhibition, in recognition of the potential its Autonomous Concept Vehicle

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Pineapple industry revived in Ikelenge

Smallholder pineapple farmers in Ikelenge’s have hopes revived after Zambezi Pineapples announced the launch of a US$160,000 processing factory. The new factory to benefit over 1200 farmers comes after the

Private sector financed farm in the pipeline for Copperbelt

ECM Agri Limited has announced plans to develop a 4000 hectares commercial farm in Zambia’s Copperbelt, along the Luswishi River. With an estimated crop and livestock production cost of about

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GIL injects more investment into agriculture

Global Industries Limited (GIL) manufacturers and sellers of edible oils, fats, and soaps have invested US$90 million for a new soya bean seed crushing plant in Ndola. Malolan Sampath, GIL

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Mozambique increase cashew nuts produce

The sale of cashew nuts in Mozambique in the 2016/2017 campaign is expected to reach 120,000 tonnes compared to almost 100,000 recorded in the previous year, said the director of

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Mozambique commence avocados export to EU

International company Westfalia Fruit is ready to commence avocados exporting to Europe, two years after growing the fruit in the southern African nation. Manuel Roriz, consultant with Westfalia Fruit Mozambique

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Strategic Grain Storage

“Strategic Grain Storage” is a concept being discussed more and more. Particularly by governments who wish to provide sufficient reserve grain storage to be able to feed their nation in

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Farmers urged to vaccinate their animals

In an effort to ensure that the livestock sector registers growth, Government has delivered 365,000 doses of foot -and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine in Southern Province. FMD is a contagious viral

Influx of imported beef worries local producers

Stakeholders in the beef sub-sector have expressed concern over the influx of imported meat on the local market saying if unchecked, the vice has the potential to undermine investment in

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Zambeef invests $800,000 in livestock production

Zambeef Products Plc is investing US$800,000 to improve the breeding and productivity of the livestock sector in Northern Province where over 500 small scale farmers will be trained in deworming,