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Fish Pond Empowerment Projects takes off in Mufulira

Mufulira District on the Copperbelt province in Zambia is receiving its share of development through the recently constructed fish ponds under a project spearheaded by Kankoyo Member of Parliarment, Brian

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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

Tobacco, Cotton & Soya dominate Agro exports as inflation ticks up

Zambia’s Agricultural exports has continued to be dominated by cash crops Tobacco, Cotton and Soya. This was confirmed by the Central Statistics Office – CSO monthly bulletin for October 2018.

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Zambia Sugar fails to declare dividends on high debt levels

Illovo’s local unit, Zambian Sugar Plc despite recording a total of K2.4 billion in revenue by the end of 31st August 2018, K1.4 billion above the comparative period has announced

Seed companies arrears still outstanding

Government owes K56,355,627.64 to seed companies that supplied farming inputs under FISP for 2016/17 and 2017/18 farming season. Michael Katambo, the agriculture minister said the debt is due to budgetary

Zambia puts restriction on Maize Exports

Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo says government has put an administrative measure on the export of maize outside the country. Mr. Katambo says the restrictive measure is not a ban

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Seed Co source more liquidity on Botswana bourse

Seed Co International the pan Africa seed manufacturer has listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) to strengthen and enhance visibility of the company’s brand and regional operations. According

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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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Satellite depots cut affect Mkaika farmers.

Some farmers in Mkaika Constituency of Katete district are facing challenges with marketing their maize. The development has been attributed to reduction of satellite depots by the Food Reserve Agency

Zambian grain futures – no need to hold back

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has been working closely with ZAMACE to prepare the market participants as well as trading and settlement systems to accommodate the trading of futures contract