The mobile app gives farmers tips on crop and livestock, market prices and weather...

Before the invention of mobile phones, smallholder farmers had to rely on traditional methods for generations to predict events such as rains. With the...

Germany contributes $10m to support smallholder farmers affected by climate change in Zambia

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a donation of $10 million from Germany to assist over 104,000 smallholder farmers impacted by drought in...

Zimbabwe government signs a US $50m deal with John Deere for tractor supply

The Government of Zimbabwe has signed a US $50m deal with John Deere. The deal will see the agricultural equipment manufacturer supply 1 300...

Amatheon starts buying quinoa at US$40 per 50kg bag

Agribusiness opportunities continue to expand in Zambia as more crops and companies that are connected to the global Agro value chain set up commercial...

New Case IH Axial-Flow® 4000 combines launched, specifically designed for farmers in Africa and...

Case IH has launched three new Axial-Flow® 4000 Series combines, the 4077, 4088 and 4099. Meeting the specific requirements of customers in Africa and the Middle East, they make affordable, high...

Africa Agri Tech puts the spotlight on science and technology in 2020

The Africa Agri Tech (AAT) conference, which is set to take place from 18-20 February 2020 at The Maslow Conference Centre, Menlyn Maine, Pretoria...

Botswana farmers want a permanent ban on vegetable imports.

A group of vegetable producers from across Botswana are calling for a permanent ban on imports of tomatoes, potatoes, cabbages, carrots, beetroot and green...

Zimbabwe to import maize due to erratic harvest prospects

Due to local plantings falling short of supplying enough maize for Zimbabwe’s domestic needs President Emmerson Mnangagwa has launched an international appeal for US$2,2...

Farmers Union Frustrated by the Raging Load Shedding that is targeted at Farmers

The Zambia National Farmers’ Union leads the engagement with all levels of Government because of farmers’ good intentions to produce and guarantee grain availability...

SA planning to raise tariffs on poultry imports from US, Brazil

South Africa will increase tariffs on poultry imports from the US and Brazil, handing a boost to local producers who have called for fresh...