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Keep poultry prices in reach of all South Africans – AMIE

South African government has been asked to arbitrate in the brewing tariff battle between local poultry producers and importers by the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) The Association

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Kalungwishi farming block MOU to be finalised

Government says it has finalised a Memorandum of Understanding -MoU- with a Chinese firm worth One point five billion dollars which will see the company invest in Kalungwishi farming block

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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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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

AFAP, African Green Resources partnership set to aid fight Covid-19 in Zambia

African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), a U.S. based nonprofit organization, and a famous Zambian fertilizer company, African Green Resources partnership are aiding the fight against COVID-19 in Zambia in

Southern Africa braces for locust Invasion fight

Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe have launched pesticide spraying efforts to combat the invasion, as the United Nations warns that up to 7 million people risk experiencing food insecurity. Authorities

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Let us prioritise agriculture

THE debate on the impending sale of Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) by Glencoe yet again brings to the fore the need for heavy investment in the mining sector. Zambia, having

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Skills transfer between universities set to benefit Zambian youth

Zambian youth believe skills transfer through a partnership between universities will be of immense benefits to Zambian youths, resulting in the creation of jobs for the stakeholders. Zambian youths said

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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

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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

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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

SADC countries told to effectively promote industrialisation and improve economic growth in the region

Natural resource-based sectors, including agriculture and mining, still account for, on average, 25% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the southern African region (SADC). This means that SADC member states’