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Calling all farmers to the 5th Agritech Expo

Organisers of the annual Agritech Expo Zambia slated for the 12th to 14th April are optimistic that this year’s event will offer more. “Agritech Expo Zambia has been embraced by

Fertiliser manufacture Kropz engage new CEO

Ian Harebottle former Gemfields Chief Executive Officer has switched from the mining industry to agribusiness production. With over 17 years of experience in the mining sector, Harebottle’s leadership saw Gemfields

Plans on-going ahead of Agritech Expo 5th anniversary edition

Organisers of the annual Agritech Expo Zambia have expressed optimism ahead of this year’s event. The agric-show is expected to introduce new feature areas and more farming professionals from more

Italy, Zambia to share agriculture notes

As the country moves to lessen its economic dependence on copper, Italian Ambassador to Zambia Fillippo Scammacca Del  Murgo says that Italy has a lot to offer. Dr. Del Murgo said

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Bell and Lonagro team up in Mozambique, Malawi

Bell Equipment, has appointed Lonagro Mozambique as its exclusive dealer in Mozambique and Malawi. The development comes, as part of the group’s strategy to grow its independent dealer network in

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AgDevCo invests $5M in Katito farming enterprises

UK-based, sub-Saharan-focused social impact investor AgDevCo has invested $5.05 million in Katito Farming Enterprises Ltd. – a key part of the firm’s Northern Zambia Agricultural Hub (NZAH). Through its NZAH

Zambeef growth promise more jobs

Zambeef’s expansion project is set to create more jobs countrywide, the company’s chief executive revealed recently. Francis Grogan , Zambeef  Chief Executive Officer said the company’s three year project to

New cigarette plant to boost tobacco production

British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to build a cigarette factory in Lusaka. The move is expected to boost demand for locally produced tobacco from commercial and emerging farmers.

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Tobacoo, Cotton leads exports to Indonesia

The business community has been implored to search for more opportunities in Indonesia and increase the country’s exports to the Asian nation. Partigi Samosir, Indonesian Embassy Minister Counsellor said Zambian

Government eyes Saudi Arabia for small livestock exports

President Edgar Lungu said government is actively exploring the Saudi Arabia market for small livestock – goats and sheep. Speaking at the 12th National Assembly under theme “Moving towards prosperous