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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

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

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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