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...

Namibia bans mango imports from Zambia

Namibia has banned the importation of mangoes suspected of carrying the oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) from neighbouring country, Zambia. This is according to...

AGDA to launch at 2020 Africa Agri Tech Conference

The Agriculture Development Agency (AGDA) will be launching at this year's Africa Agri Tech Conference and Expo (AAT) on 18 February at the Maslow...

Zimbabwe Imports Corn As Catastrophic Hunger Loom

As many as eight million people are suffering from hunger in Zimbabwe. Facing catastrophic hunger, Zimbabwe will import corn from Mexico, Ukraine and neighboring South...

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) will convene its eight Governing Council (GC) meeting on 24 January 2020, at the African Development Bank (AfDB),...

Southern Africa could face another season of poor agricultural output

The maize planting season began across the southern Africa region in mid-October and for some countries in November 2019, but the process has so...

Zambia successfully launches Agri- PPP Platform

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the African Union Commission (AUC), the African Union Development Agency (NEPAD) in partnership with...

Mobile Milling Plant Coming

Multinational Business Zambia Trade & Investment, a wholly owned Zambian company, has secured a mobile milling franchise with Germany company Kastenmuller to land 24...

Zambian Farmers at Field School Reap Benefits of Climate-Smart Agriculture

The Zambian Ministry of Agriculture—with support from the BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes Zambia Integrated Forest Landscape Project (ZIFLP)—set up the school because the...

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...