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Microsoft partners with AGRA to support digital transformation in agriculture

The partnership between Microsoft and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), enabled through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative, will enhance AGRA’s digital transformation agenda as it works to improve food

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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

XAG drones help Zambian farmers tackle armyworms

China-based agriculture technology company and industrial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer XAG, recently launched fully autonomous drones to help farmers combat farm bug infestations in Zambia. XAG is among drone

Macfrut Digital trade fair preview now online

A business opportunity not only for large companies but also for medium-sized enterprises Organisers of Italian fruit and vegetable show, Macfrut Digital, have announced that the trade fair preview will

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Celli presents new multi-purpose solutions for soil cultivation in Africa.

The Italian agricultural machinery company, Celli, is offering a wide range of bedformers, rotary tillers, power harrows and subsoilers that are well suited for the land cultivated with cereals and

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Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation is Doubling Farmers’ Yields

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says its Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation programme would benefit 40 million farmers in the next five years, adding 120 million tonnes into the continent’s

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Six tips to make your fish farm more environmentally sustainable

The following tips are designed to help small-scale aquaculture operators, particularly in Asia and Africa, reduce their environmental impacts and embrace operational sustainability. The aquaculture sector continues to grow rapidly

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High-speed Zambia-Mozambique rail on the cards

A US-based company, Railnet International, is proposing to Fund an $11 billion medium speed rail line between Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Railnet CEO, Donald Kress, said the company was in

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AgriPay Brings Digital Banking to Thousands of Zambian Farmers

Most of Zambia’s rural farmers live several kilometres away from their nearest neighbour and even further away from the nearest settlement where shops, agro-dealers and other services, such as agency

UK-AFRICA SUMMIT: Britain makes a small first step towards green technology

Climate campaigners have described the announcement by the British government to suspend financial support for thermal coal as a “small first step.” The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced at