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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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Zambian Firm partners U.S. farming body to help feed Country region

The chairman of African Green Resources (AGR), Zuneid Yousuf, has revealed that the private sector deals with U.S-based African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) includes a scheme supporting 250,000 mainly

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Agribusiness opportunities continue to expand in Zambia

Amatheon, one of Zambia’s large Agribusiness enterprises, has disclosed that it has budgeted to buy about 250 tons of quinoa from its out-grower farmers in Mumbwa worth about US$200,000 in

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Celli presents new multi-purpose solutions for soil cultivation in Africa.

The Italian agricultural machinery company, Celli, is offering a wide range of bedformers, rotary tillers, power harrows and subsoilers that are well suited for the land cultivated with cereals and

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Choosing an irrigation system

Selecting an irrigation system for a site is not always straight forward but depends upon many factors. Often sites are suited to several methods of irrigation and the final selection

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Maize planter calibration to improve your profitability

Importance of planter calibration In dry land farming, maize, soya and dry beans are major crops produced by the majority of farmers on a commercial or smallholder scale. Whether using

Agro-processing of deciduous fruit

Introduction to the General Principles of Agro-Processing: Faced with the current economic realities, farmers worldwide are searching for new options of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of

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High-speed Zambia-Mozambique rail on the cards

A US-based company, Railnet International, is proposing to Fund an $11 billion medium speed rail line between Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Railnet CEO, Donald Kress, said the company was in

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AgriTech Expo 2020 postponed

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia have officially informed the organizers of the AgriTech Expo Zambia that was scheduled to take place from 2-4 April 2020 at

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Rwanda issues a stern warning amid Lake Virus attack

The Rwandan government has issued a statement warning any persons bringing live fish illegally into the country after tilapia lake virus (TiLV) was identified in various countries. Following the discovery,