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Sugar project elates Chilangwa

Nava Bharat Ventures has announced that a US$225 million integrated sugar project in Kawambwa district is on the cards. Kawambwa Sugar Limited the company’s subsidiary has earmarked the development of

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Japan told to invest in agriculture

Japan’s foreign investment promotion arm – Japan External Trade Organisation has urged the country’s private firms to invest in Zambia’s agriculture sector. Katsumi Hirano, Organisation Executive Vice President said JETO

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Agritech Expo wins prestigious AAXO ROAR award

Agritech Expo Zambia, has scooped its 3rd AAXO ROAR Award in honour of excellence in the exhibition and events industry on the continent during 2017. The awards are organised by

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New Holland, The Climate Corporation partner

New Holland Agriculture will enable its customers to seamlessly share in-depth real-time machine data with The Climate Corporation in order to enhance productivity and in-field efficiency. New Holland Agriculture and

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Calling all farmers to the 5th Agritech Expo

Organisers of the annual Agritech Expo Zambia slated for the 12th to 14th April are optimistic that this year’s event will offer more. “Agritech Expo Zambia has been embraced by

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Fertiliser manufacture Kropz engage new CEO

Ian Harebottle former Gemfields Chief Executive Officer has switched from the mining industry to agribusiness production. With over 17 years of experience in the mining sector, Harebottle’s leadership saw Gemfields

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Plans on-going ahead of Agritech Expo 5th anniversary edition

Organisers of the annual Agritech Expo Zambia have expressed optimism ahead of this year’s event. The agric-show is expected to introduce new feature areas and more farming professionals from more

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Italy, Zambia to share agriculture notes

As the country moves to lessen its economic dependence on copper, Italian Ambassador to Zambia Fillippo Scammacca Del  Murgo says that Italy has a lot to offer. Dr. Del Murgo said

Authorities call for intensified patrols on Luapula River

Zambian or Congolese authorities have called for increased patrols on the Luapula River during the fish ban period. Authorities resolved that illegal fishermen are apprehended by patrol teams should be

Government anticipate fertiliser price fall

President Edgar Lungu has commissioned the US $5 million fertiliser blending plant at the Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ). Dora Siliya, agriculture minister said the increased fertiliser production and