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Zimbabwe agrees to Moza, Zambia bananas deal

Zimbabwe has agreed to Mozambican companies exporting green bananas to Zambia through its ports, as part of efforts to foster cooperation between the two countries. Edgars Seenza, Manicaland Provincial Administrator

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SA fresh fruit exports increase

South Africa’s fresh fruit exports continue to increase over the recent years, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) has revealed. SARS data for 2018 indicate that the country exported approximately

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SA a key player in fruit market

The Export of fresh fruit from South Africa has continued to increase in the recent years according to data figures from the South African Revenue Services (SARS). In the past

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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

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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

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President calls for aquaculture ventures

President Edgar Lungu has advised farmers to start investing in fish farming, to halt importing of fish from other countries. The President further said farmers cultivating maize and soya beans

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Government to fast-track maize purchase payments

Government has purchased over 200 thousand bags of white maize in the just ended maize purchasing season in Kasama district of Northern Province. Kelly Kashiwa, Kasama District Commissioner told ZANIS

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Agriculturists in Mzimba stranded as soya costs fall.

In the wake of offering soya beans at k330 per kilogramme(kg) a year ago, agriculturists in Mzimba are currently stranded with immense huge amounts of the yield due to, among

Zambia to export 100,000 tons of maize to East Africa, bulk meant for Kenya

Zambia will export 100,000 of maize to three east African states facing a shortage, with the bulk of the grain going to Kenya, a government official said on Monday. In

AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS RACE TO HALT ARMYWORM CATASTROPHE.

The destruction caused by the fall armyworm. Virtually every plant in every row of the 20-hectare hybrid section of the Peacock Seeds farm had been severely damaged. Jumbe and his