Archive

Development spreads to Kalungwishi Farm Block

Government has signed a 393-million-U.S. dollar agricultural infrastructure development project for the 200,000 hectares of Kalungwishi Farm Block in Mporokoso district The deal signed with China Railway Seventh Group is

Technical staff gets training on climate change adaptation

Twenty officers and field technical staff from several ministries – agriculture, forestry, environment and resources, planning, development, finance and national research institutes recently gathered in Chisamba to discuss climate change.

Farmers remain important piece of socio-economics

Agriculture remains an important element of the Zambia’s socio-economic, researchers at England based ReportBuyer have revealed in a report dubbed: Agri-Business in Zambia Report. This despite the fact that the

Africa 0 Comments

Government to fast-track maize purchase payments

Government has purchased over 200 thousand bags of white maize in the just ended maize purchasing season in Kasama district of Northern Province. Kelly Kashiwa, Kasama District Commissioner told ZANIS

Africa 0 Comments

Government’s agriculture endevours buttressed

Agriculture has occupied a top spot on government’s policy and intervention agenda. Michael Katambo, the Livestock and Fisheries minister said the stance will ensure economic stability and growth. He said

Africa 0 Comments

Population growth to push up food demand

Farmers recently developed a field report in collaboration with International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), outlining the importance of smallholder agriculture in combating poverty and hunger. With much of the

Africa 0 Comments

Radiation technology to deal with armyworms – ZNFU

The Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has called on the adoption of technologies that will effectively rid the country of menacing pests that affect agricultural production. Perennial outbreaks of various

Weather forecasts project roll-out help women farmers

Authorities have applauded the real-time weather forecasts project roll-out across the country. The development is helping women farmers win the battle against the impact of climate change. The UNDP-supported Climate

Africa 0 Comments

Caritas scale up community empowerment initiatives

Thirty-one households have been trained and supported in fish farming, in Mansa district, Luapula Province through Caritas Zambia project. Catherine Mwale, Caritas Zambia Programmes Officer said her organisation is training