African Green Resources and African Fertilizer Agribusiness partner to boost crop yields in Zambia

An initiative, which involves a $40 million fertilizer-revolving facility and another $170 million for value addition is to be implemented in the Eastern, Northern,...

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...

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...

FRA will buy a 50 kilogram bag of White maize at 110 Kwacha.

FRA Executive Director Chola Kafwabulula says FRA will buy a 50 kilogram bag of Soya bean at 150 Kwacha, while a 40 kilogram bag...

Botswana beef farmers fear market losses due to Covid-19

Botswana's beef cattle producers lost their most lucrative market when the country’s border with South Africa's was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The public...

UN warns of worsening locust invasion in East Africa

The UN has warned that with the arrival of the 2020 rainy season (from March to May), the number of locusts in certain African...

The new John Deere 6B Series tractors

Looking for a simple, reliable, mid-sized and cost-effective tractor? The all-new 6B Series of tractors by John Deere ticks all these boxes, and has...

Dutch dairy is booming business: A window of opportunities for the Kenyan dairy sector

The Netherlands is traditionally known as a country with a big appetite for dairy products, including milk, butter and cheese. Nowadays, a modern and...

3M FARMERS FOR SMART AGRICULTURE

African Union Development Agency Chief Executive Officer Ibrahim Mayaki says over three million farmers in Zambia are expected to benefit from its climate smart...

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...