Cassava crop farming takes new turn

Cassava cropping has taken a new turn in Zambia following the industrial use of the crop in the copper manufacturing process as well as...

Soya beans delivers more income than maize

Export Trading Group – ETG has urged emerging farmers to consider diversifying into other agro crops to earn more income as well as cut...

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...

Fish Feed Export Ban Lifted

The government has lifted the ban on the export of fish feed with effect. Livestock and Fisheries Minister NKANDU LUO says fish feed producers can...

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...

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...

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...

Zhongkai International ethanol plant to impact over 3,000 cassava growers

Over 3,000 smallholder farmers (of which 50% are women) are set to benefit from a $9 million ethanol and livestock feed processing plant by...

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...