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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

Zambian Honey sails to EU Market

Zambian Honey has made its way to European Union markets and is making good sales in various countries such as Germany, Italy, Norway and the United Kingdom. Abigail Chapondam the

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Ghana’s 2019 Agritech Challenge

The young entrepreneurs have been coached through a series of business development courses and have taken part in in-depth market research tours in order to broaden their understanding of the

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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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

Wake up call for farmers in SA

Farmers can no longer rely on the expected increase in demand for food globally to ensure future profitability, international agribusiness expert said. Professor Marcos Fava Neves, from the University of

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Maize cultivation gets boost in Tanzania

  The National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) and Tanzania Agriculture Development Bank (TADB) have signed a contract to yield greener pastures for the Tanzanian farmers. According to media reports, the

Boosting agricultural production in eastern and southern Africa

Leading organisations in agricultural policy, trade and technology transfer met in Nairobi from 13 -14 December 2018 to identify the implementation of harmonised seed regulations within the eastern and southern

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Breadbasket Of Southern Africa

Zambia has great potential to be the breadbasket of Southern Africa. During the extreme El Niño drought of 2015-2016, Zambia successfully yielded a food surplus and exported vital produce to

Climate change risks escalates

Oxfam International said climate change has set the planet on fire with millions already feeling the impacts. Apollos Nwafor, Pan Africa Director of Oxfam International believes the faster governments embrace the