To tackle climate change we need to rethink our food system

While it’s not often recognized, the food industry is an enormous driver of climate change, and our current global food system is pushing our...

Sensitize farmers on food security- traditional leaders implored

The Zambian Government has called on the traditional leadership in Chipata district, Eastern Province to come up with measures on how they are going...

The global call for avocado has local farmers firmly focused

The European Union titled Opportunities for South African emerging farmers in the European sustainable market, even with a 4% global market footprint, South Africa...

The Food Reserve Agency -FRA- has set the maize buy price at 110 Kwacha...

This is the highest price since the FRA was established in 1995. FRA Board Chairperson Joe Simachela announced the price this morning. Mr. Simachela said the...

Sunbird Bioenergy Zambia will be recruiting an initial 5,000 out-grower cassava farmers in Kawambwa...

Company Chief Executive Officer Richard Bennett says President Edgar Lungu is in October this year expected to launch the out-grower scheme that is targeting...

Cutting chicken imports could spark large increases for consumers’ accounts

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) into the South African chicken industry, a decision to implement massive tariff increases of up to...

Global food prices slide marginally in July

A trade-weighted index that measures prices of five major food commodities on international markets - averaged 170.9 points in July 2019, slipping 1.1% below...

AB InBev, BanQu to empower Africa farmers with blockchain technology

AB InBev Africa and BanQu Inc have teamed up to uplift smallholder farmers; expand financial inclusion and empowering more people across Africa. Through a...

Support African women working in agriculture

Agriculture sustains 70% of Africa's livelihoods while playing an integral role as an engine of economic growth and poverty reduction. African women, on average,...