Posts From Evans Mumba

Allow the private sector to run agriculture in Zambia

Taking agriculture as a business in Zambia will NEVER be realised if the strong arm of government continues to interfere in the agriculture sector especially the maize value chain. We

Zambian Firm partners U.S. farming body to help feed Country region

The chairman of African Green Resources (AGR), Zuneid Yousuf, has revealed that the private sector deals with U.S-based African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) includes a scheme supporting 250,000 mainly

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Agribusiness opportunities continue to expand in Zambia

Amatheon, one of Zambia’s large Agribusiness enterprises, has disclosed that it has budgeted to buy about 250 tons of quinoa from its out-grower farmers in Mumbwa worth about US$200,000 in

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Zambia, SA expecting record maize harvest

According to the Agriculture Business Chamber (Agbiz), an organisation that represents commercial farmers and agribusiness, the expected harvest for the current production season in the case of South Africa is

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Celli presents new multi-purpose solutions for soil cultivation in Africa.

The Italian agricultural machinery company, Celli, is offering a wide range of bedformers, rotary tillers, power harrows and subsoilers that are well suited for the land cultivated with cereals and

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Choosing an irrigation system

Selecting an irrigation system for a site is not always straight forward but depends upon many factors. Often sites are suited to several methods of irrigation and the final selection

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Maize planter calibration to improve your profitability

Importance of planter calibration In dry land farming, maize, soya and dry beans are major crops produced by the majority of farmers on a commercial or smallholder scale. Whether using

Agro-processing of deciduous fruit

Introduction to the General Principles of Agro-Processing: Faced with the current economic realities, farmers worldwide are searching for new options of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of

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SilverStreet Capital pours funds into ZAMSEED

Zamseed’s management team has revealed that they would be using the new funding from SilverStreet to revamp its processing plant in Lusaka and to significantly expand its research capability, vegetable

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Zambia returns to maize bumper harvest

Zambia has reportedly recorded an increase of maize harvest from the 2,004,389 metric tonnes produced last season to 3,387,469 this season. The harvest represents an increase of 69 percent. Agriculture