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ZABS commends improved food packaging

Improvement in the quality of food packaging by local companies has been highly praised by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS). ZABS Executive Director Manuel Mutale has commended food processors

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Zambia accorded Gas Project Funds

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has granted Zambia with US$1.5million in funds for the Greenhouse Gas project. Zambia, just as in the likes of Comoros and

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Consumption of Beef from diseased animals a danger-Gov

Dating back to January 2018, the country has been recording cases of livestock diseases among them is the Foot and Mouth disease which started in Chisamba District of Central Province

Farmers encouraged to venture in organic farming-SAFADA

Farmers countrywide have been urged to venture in organic farming as it requires minimal water consumption for the growth of crops.   This follows an interview with the Small Scale

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Zambian Honey sails to EU Market

Zambian Honey has made its way to European Union markets and is making good sales in various countries such as Germany, Italy, Norway and the United Kingdom. Abigail Chapondam the

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Ghana’s 2019 Agritech Challenge

The young entrepreneurs have been coached through a series of business development courses and have taken part in in-depth market research tours in order to broaden their understanding of the

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Zimbabwe revamps the Beef industry

The beef industry in Zimbabwe which came to closure as a result of the foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in the 2000s is finally recovering. In addition to the foot-and-mouth disease, the

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Chief applauds latest aquaculture techniques

The fishing industry in Luapula Province is headed for a boost followed by the introduction of modern aqua-cultural methods by Abashila Investments. Chief Kasoma Bangweulu of Luapula Province has commended

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Stakeholders appeal to Gov on CEEC funds

Various stakeholders in the Northern Province have appealed to government with regards to increasing the number of beneficiaries from the Citizen Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) funds. The CEEC-Northern province Coordinator

Grapes Indaba convenes in Italy

Italian and foreign producers, buyers, technologists and importers are set to convene at Table Grape Meeting during Macfrut. The inaugural edition of the Table Grape Meeting will be divided into