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AFAP, African Green Resources partnership set to aid fight Covid-19 in Zambia

African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), a U.S. based nonprofit organization, and a famous Zambian fertilizer company, African Green Resources partnership are aiding the fight against COVID-19 in Zambia in

Let us prioritise agriculture

THE debate on the impending sale of Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) by Glencoe yet again brings to the fore the need for heavy investment in the mining sector. Zambia, having

Quinoa Scheme an opportunity for diversification, says Amatheon Zambia

There has been an overwhelming response from both emerging and Commercial farmers to venture into Quinoa cultivation opportunity as a form of diversification and the better prices per ton it

Partner with Chinese to foster diversification in the agriculture sector, farmers told

A grain trader expert has urged Zambian small scale farmers to partner with Chinese to foster diversification in the agriculture sector in Zambia. Chambila Simwinga, president of the Grain Traders

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

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Biosecurity: Protecting Our Flocks to Sustain the Supply Chain

Safeguarding animal health is of paramount importance to any country’s economy and food supply. Livestock with a clean health status is an important requirement for a country to participate in

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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

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Interpoma 2020 is changing format and going digital

Interpoma 2020, the international fair dedicated to the world of apples planned for the coming November in Bolzano will be presented in a new hybrid format, which will see events

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IDC pours funds to facelift Mununshi banana estate

The Corporation for Industrial Development – IDC has announced that it would spend K17 million (about US$ 1 million) to facelift the Mununshi Banana Estate in Mwense, Luapula province. The

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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