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World Bank plans to help Sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes

World Bank has set in motion plans to help Sub-Saharan economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes. The bank released the Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan (NG-ACBP), which sets

Quinoa Scheme an opportunity for diversification, says Amatheon Zambia

There has been an overwhelming response from both emerging and Commercial farmers to venture into Quinoa cultivation opportunity as a form of diversification and the better prices per ton it

Mwinilunga fruit processing plant: Construction of warehouse in advanced stage

Zambia Agribusiness has it on good authority that the construction of the Mwinilunga warehousing infrastructure has advanced and that the fruit processing plant has already been built and will be

AfDB Climate change project bears fruit in Zambia

For decades, Keith Hasimuna, 45, had been eking out a living farming in Mapobwe village in the Pemba district, in the Southern Province of Zambia. But since 2018 he has

Partner with Chinese to foster diversification in the agriculture sector, farmers told

A grain trader expert has urged Zambian small scale farmers to partner with Chinese to foster diversification in the agriculture sector in Zambia. Chambila Simwinga, president of the Grain Traders

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

Mwinilunga fruit processing to get a $5million facelift

The Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) Head of Communications and Customer Service Maybin Nkholomba says WCFCB, National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have joined hands

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Agriculture offering an alternative for miners

With the COVID-19 pandemic triggering a fall in the price of copper , this spelt doom to many Zambian copper miners who depended solely on mining as a source of

IDC pours funds to facelift Mununshi banana estate

The Corporation for Industrial Development – IDC has announced that it would spend K17 million (about US$ 1 million) to facelift the Mununshi Banana Estate in Mwense, Luapula province. The

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Zambian Firm partners U.S. farming body to help feed Country region

The chairman of African Green Resources (AGR), Zuneid Yousuf, has revealed that the private sector deals with U.S-based African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) includes a scheme supporting 250,000 mainly