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Dow, DuPont’s merge sails through

Two leading agriculture companies – Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (DuPont) have completed a merger. The entities are now operating a holding company

US ready to assist Zambian companies.

The World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) have pledged to help Zambian companies explore markets in the State of California in

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Export market for Tanzania’s cassava sourced

The Tanzania Agricultural Export Processing Zone Limited (TAEPZ) and Epoch Agriculture from China have sealed an out-grower scheme. The deal will ensure cassava farmers in Tanzania have access to reliable

Incentivise large-scale farmers, WB tells government

World Bank says Zambia should stimulate large scale farmers to increase production, as a solution to reduce food security risks. The bank said incentivising farmers has multiple benefits such as

UK finance soyabeans projects in Zambia and Kenya

Two agribusiness companies – Classic Foods Limited and Seba Foods Limited of Kenya and Zambia respectively have won of over £1 million funding to address soyabeans challenges in the East

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Unique Concept Recognised With Prestigious Prize

Case IH has been awarded a silver medal in the Innovation Awards scheme of SIMA, the French international farm machinery exhibition, in recognition of the potential its Autonomous Concept Vehicle

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Mozambique commence avocados export to EU

International company Westfalia Fruit is ready to commence avocados exporting to Europe, two years after growing the fruit in the southern African nation. Manuel Roriz, consultant with Westfalia Fruit Mozambique

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Case IH Takes ‘Tractor of the Year’ Title For 2017 With Optum 300 CVX

The 2017 Tractor of the Year title has been awarded to Case IH for its Optum 300 CVX tractor, a result that acknowledges the marque’s focus on farmers’ commitment to

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Western province gets lions share of 2017 Agro Budget, Government contracts US$45million AfDB loan to support the cashew nut rebirth.

Finance Minister, Felix Mutati yesterday presented the long awaited austerity budget for 2017. The newly appointed minister paid glowing tribute his predecessor, Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda (ABC). He stated that “I

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Agro business vital

Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Henrik Cederin has urged Government to consider developing initiatives that will maximise unexploited opportunities through integrating entrepreneurship in the agriculture sector. Mr Cederin said it is

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