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Why African farmers are waking up to the huge potential of guinea fowl

In Africa, the potential of guinea fowl largely remains untapped across the continent’s sprawling markets. But poultry farmers in the southern and western regions are now beginning to see capacity

Sustainable Agriculture production hampered by inadequate funding

The Food and Agriculture Organization has revealed that Zambia’s funding to the agricultural sector is way below the Maputo declaration and will make it difficult for the country to achieve

More foreign investments will make Zambia a regional agricultural hub

Zambian industry group, Northwestern Chamber of Commerce and Industry, are calling on more foreign investments in agriculture to help the country be the breadbasket for the Southern African region. Mukumbi

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New global irrigation company born

New global irrigation solutions company-Orbia has been born, two years after Netafim and Mexichem partnered and the later acquired 80% stake. Daniel Martinez-Valle, Chief Executive Officer of Mexichem said the

Cotton Industry has potential-CBZ

The Cotton sub sector encompasses a long value chain of which proper exploitation could result in the establishment of various industries leading economic improvement noted the Cotton Board of Zambia

Importation of rice deprive local industry growth-Farmers

The rice industry in Zambia has the potential to grow and create jobs yet is faced with limitations resulting from importation of Nakonde and Thai rice. This growing concern has

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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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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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