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Wake up call for farmers in SA

Farmers can no longer rely on the expected increase in demand for food globally to ensure future profitability, international agribusiness expert said. Professor Marcos Fava Neves, from the University of

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Fish Pond Empowerment Projects takes off in Mufulira

Mufulira District on the Copperbelt province in Zambia is receiving its share of development through the recently constructed fish ponds under a project spearheaded by Kankoyo Member of Parliarment, Brian

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SA Farmers brace themselves for the Drought

The farmers in South Africa have been advised to brace themselves as the ongoing drought countrywide is affecting farm operations. Speaking at the recent media briefing hosted by Agri SA,

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Suspected GMO grains in transit stopped for lab tests in Zambia

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) in Zambia halted trucks carrying grains in transit on suspicions of Genetic Modified Organisms (GMOs) contained. According to Lusaka Times, samples of the products said

Zambia Sugar fails to declare dividends on high debt levels

Illovo’s local unit, Zambian Sugar Plc despite recording a total of K2.4 billion in revenue by the end of 31st August 2018, K1.4 billion above the comparative period has announced

Zambia has enough maize grain  – MAZ

The Millers Association of Zambia -MAZ- says the country has enough maize grain to last up to the next harvest period. MAZ President Andrew Chintala says there is therefore no

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Zambia puts restriction on Maize Exports

Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo says government has put an administrative measure on the export of maize outside the country. Mr. Katambo says the restrictive measure is not a ban

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AKTC scoop National Energy Globe Award.

BayWa r.e. solar project at  Agricultural Knowledge and Training Centre (AKTC) farm has received the National Energy Globe Award for its photovoltaic battery storage system. This solar installation generates 450

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Seed Co source more liquidity on Botswana bourse

Seed Co International the pan Africa seed manufacturer has listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) to strengthen and enhance visibility of the company’s brand and regional operations. According

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Climate change risks escalates

Oxfam International said climate change has set the planet on fire with millions already feeling the impacts. Apollos Nwafor, Pan Africa Director of Oxfam International believes the faster governments embrace the