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CEC buying soya beans

Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc has invited farmers to sell soya beans to the company According to the company, the soya beans are for an operational biodiesel plant located at the

Illovo Zambia half year earnings plummet

The country’s sugar company Illovo Zambia’s half year earnings declined by 79.6 percent to ZMW18.1mn from ZMW89mn on account of flush global sugar and thin export markets. Statistics indicate that

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Manufacturers told to make women friendly agricultural machines

Agriculture equipment manufacturers have been advised to produce women-friendly farming machines to attract more women into the sector. Dr. Julius Gatune, Senior Researcher and Policy Advisor, Africa Centre for Economic

African countries need to push Climate Smart Agriculture

The World Bank recently launched one of its largest climate smart agriculture initiatives in India. Through this $420 million initiative, the bank expects to reach over 25 million smallholder farmers

Lungu to open Agritech Expo Zambia

President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to opening of the Agritech Expo Zambia, this year slated for the 12-14 April. Organisers of the event expect to attract more than 22-thousand visitors,

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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

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

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