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Mumbwa Farmers skillfully equipped

Over 10 thousand farmers in Mumbwa District of the Central Province of Zambia have undergone training in various farming domains. This farming programme which is headed by World Vision Zambia

Farmers encouraged to venture in organic farming-SAFADA

Farmers countrywide have been urged to venture in organic farming as it requires minimal water consumption for the growth of crops.   This follows an interview with the Small Scale

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Gov keen on local produce consumption

The government is stern on the need to consume locally produced commodities in order to promote and empower farming country wide. This comes after an intention by government to consider

Grapes Indaba convenes in Italy

Italian and foreign producers, buyers, technologists and importers are set to convene at Table Grape Meeting during Macfrut. The inaugural edition of the Table Grape Meeting will be divided into

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Traditional leaders urged to venture in seed processing

At the official opening of the National Agriculture Field Day in Chief Mibenge’s Chiefdom in Mansa district on the Luapula province, President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has called on all chiefs

Farmers urged to plant drought resistant crops

Among the many challenges being faced countrywide the climate changes have had a toll on agriculture undertakings within Zambia. This is among the reasons government is encouraging farmers countrywide to

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Luapula Farmers to yield from KTC

The Luapula Province Minister, Nixon Chilangwa alluded  that expansion happenings at Kawambwa Tea Company will advantage more than 6000 farmers. This follows management’s decision to expand operations due to the

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Rwanda urged to up local coffee intake

Africa’s second largest coffee producer has since been urged to increase its local produce consumption.   According to the National Agricultural Export Board statistics, Rwanda exports ninety seven percent of

World Pulses Day targets awareness

Changes in the weather patterns usually exert a percentage of pressure on agriculture ecosystems, particularly in regions with populations that are especially vulnerable.   This then is a call for

Drought hits SA’s Free State

South Africa’s Free State has issued a declaration notice to all municipal managers informing them about the pending drought disaster in the area. Francois Wilken, Free State Agriculture (FSA) president