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Expo lures Europe’s best farmers to Zambia

Zambia’s Agritech Expo will this year provide farmers an opportunity to benchmark from French farmers, the leading European producers. Organisers of the annual agriculture jamboree said the inaugural French pavilion

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Farms raise safety and productivity through asset tracking

With workers and machines occupying the same working area in busy farming operations, proximity detection systems (PDS) are becoming vital tools to promote safety and productivity. According to Anton Lourens,

Future Farm in Zambia, inspire AGCO to more for Africa

American agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO Corporation has recorded success at 150-hectare Future Farm in Zambia. The company says the farm now features the full line of Fuse technologies. Initiated with

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Import ban on fisheries and livestock lifted

Government has relaxed import ban on livestock and fisheries, as the country still face deficit, amid efforts to support local producers. The authorities want to ensure that local producers are

Cotton ginnery to spur Lundazi’s production

Plans to construct a cotton ginnery in Lundazi, are in the pipeline, the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has announced. Likando Mukumbuta, CEEC Director General said the project will spur

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Zimbabwe Tobacco Sales Top $47 Million

Over 18 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco worth $46,7 million has been sold at the auction floors at an average price of $2,61 since the opening of the floors last

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Copper producer plants bio-diesel trees on tailings dumpsite

…trees will revegetate a disused dump site, improve soil fertility and produce bio-diesel Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has launched an ambitious bio diesel project in the Copperbelt at one of