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AGCO launch scheme to improve agribusiness expertise

Your Agriculture Company (AGCO) has signed a collaborative deal with other stakeholders to offer expertise to drive agricultural prosperity. The new agribusiness course dubbed is AGCO Agribusiness Program (AAP) is

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 information workshop held at Lusaka’s Czech Centre of Excellence, an

New FISP ‘favour women’ farmers

The Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) has introduced a gender quota, biased towards women. Dora Siliya, agriculture minister told media that the move is in line with government’s plan for

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Musika continue to push boundaries

As part of plans to improve the country agriculture industry Musika Development Initiative has handed a truck and tractor to Mule-Stus Agro Services Limited. The equipment is to boost the

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AgDevCo invests $5M in Katito farming enterprises

UK-based, sub-Saharan-focused social impact investor AgDevCo has invested $5.05 million in Katito Farming Enterprises Ltd. – a key part of the firm’s Northern Zambia Agricultural Hub (NZAH). Through its NZAH

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Zambeef growth promise more jobs

Zambeef’s expansion project is set to create more jobs countrywide, the company’s chief executive revealed recently. Francis Grogan , Zambeef  Chief Executive Officer said the company’s three year project to

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HH fires salvo to Lungu over maize price

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has given President Edgar Lungu a 15-day ultimatum to increase the price of maize. Hichilema has challenged Lungu to hike the marketing season price from K60

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New cigarette plant to boost tobacco production

British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to build a cigarette factory in Lusaka. The move is expected to boost demand for locally produced tobacco from commercial and emerging farmers.

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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 tanks. Dr. Yona Sinkala, Director of veterinary services said the

Tobacoo, Cotton leads exports to Indonesia

The business community has been implored to search for more opportunities in Indonesia and increase the country’s exports to the Asian nation. Partigi Samosir, Indonesian Embassy Minister Counsellor said Zambian