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The pandemic must transform global agriculture

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of unhealthy diets and the extreme fragility of the global food system. But the economic reconstruction that will follow the pandemic represents a

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Zambia, SA expecting record maize harvest

According to the Agriculture Business Chamber (Agbiz), an organisation that represents commercial farmers and agribusiness, the expected harvest for the current production season in the case of South Africa is

SilverStreet Capital pours funds into ZAMSEED

Zamseed’s management team has revealed that they would be using the new funding from SilverStreet to revamp its processing plant in Lusaka and to significantly expand its research capability, vegetable

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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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Correctional facility responds to the government’s directive, increases farming hectarage

The Zambia Correctional Service on the Copperbelt Province has responded to the government’s directive by increasing its farming hectarage to 261 hectares from 130 in the 2018/2019 farming season. Regional

Macros Provide Vertical Intergration For Zambeef Agri-Business

Zambeef’s newly opened Mini Macros will serve as the final point for vertical integration of its agri-business, through which all its produces are to be sold to the general public,

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Kalungwishi farming block MOU to be finalised

Government says it has finalised a Memorandum of Understanding -MoU- with a Chinese firm worth One point five billion dollars which will see the company invest in Kalungwishi farming block

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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

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

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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