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...

MAIZE ON KARIBA LAKEBED

Some residents of Maamba in Sinazongwe district have taken advantage of the dry portions of Lake Kariba to grow maize on the lakebed. And one...

STRENGTHENED FINANCIAL, ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS KEY

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Nkandu Luo says there is need to strengthen the financial and entrepreneurship skills in the aquaculture training programme under the...

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...

Cover Crops Can Triple the Amount of Earthworms in Soil

Cover crops are lauded for their ability to recharge the soil. The most well-known benefit of using a cover crop—often a legume planted off-season—is in...

Zambia, DR Congo ink deal to export maize

Zambia has signed an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo that will see the country Export about 600,000 metric tones of Maize and...

The Bots Are Here—and They’re Protecting Our Crops

Armed with AI-equipped smartphones, African farmers should be able to detect and deal   with potato viruses before they get out of hand. Whether it's our...

5 ways women farmers can prosper in agriculture

While 60-80% of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are female, only an estimated 20% are landholders. "With females in farming jobs only making up...

Lusitu residents to benefit US$ 4.5 million Irrigation Development Support Project (IDSP

Lusitu is a newly created district of Southern Province which for the past years has been facing challenges regarding farming, due to poor rainfall...

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...