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Local wheat farmer breaks new ground

The notion that wheat cultivation is for commercial farmers is a colonial relic that needs to be abolished. Wheat has gained popularity at the Zambian breakfast table, making it a

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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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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

FES takes over BHBW Zambia

Malawian agricultural solutions company FES has acquired a stake in BHBW Zambia, an agricultural equipment supplier. FES intends to expand on the product range and replicate its successful business model

APPSA project brings joy to farmers in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia

Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa (APPSA) was a six-year project supported by the World Bank to promote a regional approach to agricultural technology generation and dissemination in three SADC

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Zambia’s crocodile farmers buoyed by Govt decision

With the Government suspending a 10 percent export duty, Zambia’s crocodile farmers are confident there will be an increase in investment, production and skin exports. The removal of the duty

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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,

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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