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World Pulses Day targets awareness

Changes in the weather patterns usually exert a percentage of pressure on agriculture ecosystems, particularly in regions with populations that are especially vulnerable.   This then is a call for

Drought hits SA’s Free State

South Africa’s Free State has issued a declaration notice to all municipal managers informing them about the pending drought disaster in the area. Francois Wilken, Free State Agriculture (FSA) president

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Wake up call for farmers in SA

Farmers can no longer rely on the expected increase in demand for food globally to ensure future profitability, international agribusiness expert said. Professor Marcos Fava Neves, from the University of

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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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SA Farmers brace themselves for the Drought

The farmers in South Africa have been advised to brace themselves as the ongoing drought countrywide is affecting farm operations. Speaking at the recent media briefing hosted by Agri SA,

Cashew seedlings quality non negotiable by Government

The Zambian government has negated to compromise on the quality of Cashew Seedlings produced in the Western Province. In accordance to media reports, Government says it will not compromise on

Suspected GMO grains in transit stopped for lab tests in Zambia

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) in Zambia halted trucks carrying grains in transit on suspicions of Genetic Modified Organisms (GMOs) contained. According to Lusaka Times, samples of the products said

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Boosting agricultural production in eastern and southern Africa

Leading organisations in agricultural policy, trade and technology transfer met in Nairobi from 13 -14 December 2018 to identify the implementation of harmonised seed regulations within the eastern and southern

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CAMCO drive mechanised farming agenda

Agriculture merchandise company CAMCO is optimistic that its implements can help to boost agricultural production and support wealth creation. “The equipment we are supplying helps and continues to support job,

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.