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Illovo Zambia half year earnings plummet

The country’s sugar company Illovo Zambia’s half year earnings declined by 79.6 percent to ZMW18.1mn from ZMW89mn on account of flush global sugar and thin export markets. Statistics indicate that

Lungu to open Agritech Expo Zambia

President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to opening of the Agritech Expo Zambia, this year slated for the 12-14 April. Organisers of the event expect to attract more than 22-thousand visitors,

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

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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

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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.