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Palm Oil Production, The Untapped Lucrative Business.

Farmers growing palm trees from Kawambwa district in Luapula province have called on the government to come up with new technologies and machines in palm oil processing. Farmers Representative Agnes

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AB Bank launches agro loan project

AB Bank Zambia has launched its agro-loans product meant to broaden its client base and help farmers have access to finance. AB bank head of agro Clementine Hedam said the

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Zambia Sugar: Barclays Raises U.S.$2 Billion for Projects

Barclays Bank has this year raised more than US$2 billion to support different projects in Zambia. Barclays Bank managing director Saviour Chibiya said the bank was able to raise funds

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Poultry farmers struggling to cope with rising cost of production – PAZ

THE Poultry Association of Zambia says farmers are struggling to cope with the increasing cost of production compounded by the continued load-shedding and the kwacha’s depreciation. PAZ executive manager, Dominic

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Millers to hike mealie-meal prices

THE Millers Association of Zambia says mealie-meal prices will be increased owing to the difficult economic conditions prevailing in the country. Commenting on the ongoing 2015 crop marketing season, MAZ

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Zambia to Host AGRF 2015 Indaba

More than 400 global and African leaders are this month-end expected to assemble in Lusaka for a high-level meeting aimed at developing concrete investment plans for driving Africa’s agricultural makeover.

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Zimbabwe increases rent for small, mid-sized farms

Zimbabwe plans to pass a law that will force large and small-scale farmers to pay a quarterly rent to the state or face eviction after a program of seizing white-owned

Collective Agreement For Farm Employees Signed

The Zambia Farm Employers’ Association and its social partners; National Union for Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers (NUPAAW) and the Grains and Meat Workers Union of Zambia (GRAMUZ) on Wednesday,

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Load Shedding And Fuel Prices To Cause Losses In Poultry Industry…

Long hours of electricity load shedding coupled with increased fuel prices are likely to have a negative impact on the poultry industry. The poultry industry which has already suffered increased