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Local wheat farmer breaks new ground

The notion that wheat cultivation is for commercial farmers is a colonial relic that needs to be abolished. Wheat has gained popularity at the Zambian breakfast table, making it a

Researchers work with Lozi community to identify strategies for agricultural development

The Lozi People who live in the region of the Barotse Floodplains in Zambia face an intense “hungry season” from November to January when accessibility to food is very limited. This means

Farmers in Zambia reduce deforestation, climate change

Cornell researchers report that small farms in Zambia that use the latest hybrid seed for maize, along with improving health on neutral soils, help reduce deforestation and tackle climate change.

XAG drones help Zambian farmers tackle armyworms

China-based agriculture technology company and industrial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer XAG, recently launched fully autonomous drones to help farmers combat farm bug infestations in Zambia. XAG is among drone

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Zambian Firm partners U.S. farming body to help feed Country region

The chairman of African Green Resources (AGR), Zuneid Yousuf, has revealed that the private sector deals with U.S-based African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) includes a scheme supporting 250,000 mainly

Zambia returns to maize bumper harvest

Zambia has reportedly recorded an increase of maize harvest from the 2,004,389 metric tonnes produced last season to 3,387,469 this season. The harvest represents an increase of 69 percent. Agriculture

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Tiger Animal Feeds and Tiger Chicks Supporting local farmers

Herman Nienaber, Chief Operating Officer at Tiger Animal Feeds started working at Tiger Animal Feeds in 2009, becoming COO in 2013, and brings his long-held passions for agriculture and nutrition

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Take fish farming seriously, warns President

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has urged Zambians to help contribute to the country’s food security by seriously taking up fish farming. Speaking during the State House Open Day on fish growing

Zambia using cassava as a tool to fight COVID-19

This year cassava field has brought not just a secure harvest but also a financial to growers windfall as innovative buyers are using the products as a tool to combat

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E745,000 needed to help 2.3 million people cushion against drought-Caritas

Caritas is appealing for E745,000 to support Zambian communities as they cope with the impact of the drought and help them build resilience against future climate crises. It has already