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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

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Mwinilunga fruit processing plant: Construction of warehouse in advanced stage

Zambia Agribusiness has it on good authority that the construction of the Mwinilunga warehousing infrastructure has advanced and that the fruit processing plant has already been built and will be

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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

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Celli presents new multi-purpose solutions for soil cultivation in Africa.

The Italian agricultural machinery company, Celli, is offering a wide range of bedformers, rotary tillers, power harrows and subsoilers that are well suited for the land cultivated with cereals and

Choosing an irrigation system

Selecting an irrigation system for a site is not always straight forward but depends upon many factors. Often sites are suited to several methods of irrigation and the final selection

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Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation is Doubling Farmers’ Yields

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says its Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation programme would benefit 40 million farmers in the next five years, adding 120 million tonnes into the continent’s

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High-speed Zambia-Mozambique rail on the cards

A US-based company, Railnet International, is proposing to Fund an $11 billion medium speed rail line between Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Railnet CEO, Donald Kress, said the company was in

Agritech Expo Zambia: Showcasing Latest farming technology

With mechanisation being the key to farming business in the 21st century, this year’s Agritech Expo Zambia is set to witness an array of latest farming technology from the exhibitors.

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Kalumbila Mine sets up horticultural center

Kalumbila District Farmers Association (KDFA) has applauded Kalumbila Minerals Limited for the formation of a horticultural centre. This comes about through a partnership with Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ). In

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Barloworld Equipment Partners with Village Water Zambia

On 29 July 2019, Barloworld Equipment Zambia and Village Water Zambia signed an agreement to launch a water partnership in Zamtan community in Kitwe. The coordinated partnership with the residents