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Farmers in Zambia reduce deforestation, climate change

Cornell researchers report that small farms in Zambia that use the latest hybrid seed for maize, along with improving health on neutral soils, help reduce deforestation and tackle climate change.

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Agriculture offering an alternative for miners

With the COVID-19 pandemic triggering a fall in the price of copper , this spelt doom to many Zambian copper miners who depended solely on mining as a source of

IDC pours funds to facelift Mununshi banana estate

The Corporation for Industrial Development – IDC has announced that it would spend K17 million (about US$ 1 million) to facelift the Mununshi Banana Estate in Mwense, Luapula province. The

Suspected African swine fever in Zambia

Suspected African Swine Fever has reportedly broken out has broken out in two districts of Nakonde and Shiwang’andu in Muchinga province situated in the northern part of the country and

XAG drones help Zambian farmers tackle armyworms

China-based agriculture technology company and industrial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer XAG, recently launched fully autonomous drones to help farmers combat farm bug infestations in Zambia. XAG is among drone

Zambia invests in aquaculture

President Edgar Lungu said US$29 million had been set aside to boost local production under the Zambia Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project that will benefit more than 3,000 people, including women

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Macfrut Digital trade fair preview now online

A business opportunity not only for large companies but also for medium-sized enterprises Organisers of Italian fruit and vegetable show, Macfrut Digital, have announced that the trade fair preview will

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The pandemic must transform global agriculture

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of unhealthy diets and the extreme fragility of the global food system. But the economic reconstruction that will follow the pandemic represents a