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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

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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

Visible progress in fish deficit

The Fisheries and Livestock Minister Kampamba Chewe articulates that government has made progress in reducing fish deficit in the country. The Minister alleged that from the year 2001 to date,

Farmers urged to plant drought resistant crops

Among the many challenges being faced countrywide the climate changes have had a toll on agriculture undertakings within Zambia. This is among the reasons government is encouraging farmers countrywide to

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ICAR accolades international certification to ARC

The International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR) has awarded Agriculture Research Council (ARC) with a renewed certificate of quality following an audit conducted. Juho Kyntaja, a technical auditor from ICAR

Syngenta support farmers with sustainable solutions

Syngenta has announced plans to work with stakeholders to help farmers improve yields and increase their productivity under the changing climatic conditions. As part of the company’s efforts to build

Digitalised agri platform launched in Nigeria

Following the tiresome months of teamwork and testing, Nigeria has finally launched the nation’s first digitalised agriculture platform aimed at empowering rural farmers through in built services it offers. This

Zimbabwe agrees to Moza, Zambia bananas deal

Zimbabwe has agreed to Mozambican companies exporting green bananas to Zambia through its ports, as part of efforts to foster cooperation between the two countries. Edgars Seenza, Manicaland Provincial Administrator