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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.

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Zambia Sugar fails to declare dividends on high debt levels

Illovo’s local unit, Zambian Sugar Plc despite recording a total of K2.4 billion in revenue by the end of 31st August 2018, K1.4 billion above the comparative period has announced

Breadbasket Of Southern Africa

Zambia has great potential to be the breadbasket of Southern Africa. During the extreme El Niño drought of 2015-2016, Zambia successfully yielded a food surplus and exported vital produce to

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Seed companies arrears still outstanding

Government owes K56,355,627.64 to seed companies that supplied farming inputs under FISP for 2016/17 and 2017/18 farming season. Michael Katambo, the agriculture minister said the debt is due to budgetary

Zambia has enough maize grain  – MAZ

The Millers Association of Zambia -MAZ- says the country has enough maize grain to last up to the next harvest period. MAZ President Andrew Chintala says there is therefore no

Zambia puts restriction on Maize Exports

Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo says government has put an administrative measure on the export of maize outside the country. Mr. Katambo says the restrictive measure is not a ban

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AKTC scoop National Energy Globe Award.

BayWa r.e. solar project at  Agricultural Knowledge and Training Centre (AKTC) farm has received the National Energy Globe Award for its photovoltaic battery storage system. This solar installation generates 450

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Seed Co source more liquidity on Botswana bourse

Seed Co International the pan Africa seed manufacturer has listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) to strengthen and enhance visibility of the company’s brand and regional operations. According

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Climate change risks escalates

Oxfam International said climate change has set the planet on fire with millions already feeling the impacts. Apollos Nwafor, Pan Africa Director of Oxfam International believes the faster governments embrace the