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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

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

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