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Quinoa Scheme an opportunity for diversification, says Amatheon Zambia

There has been an overwhelming response from both emerging and Commercial farmers to venture into Quinoa cultivation opportunity as a form of diversification and the better prices per ton it

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Is Food Lover’s Market moving out of Zambia?

It seems Food Lover’s Market chain store is moving out of Zambia as it has started closing outlets in the country. So far two outlets including the one at Makeni shopping

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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

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

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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,

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