Read more about the article Zambian seed companies setting pace in waste management
MAJORITY of Zambian farmers, particularly small-scale farmers, have very low levels of mechanisation and usually depend on hand tools and rudimentary implements for cultivation

Zambian seed companies setting pace in waste management

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Features

ANALYSIS: AGHAN DANIEL IN AFRICAN agriculture, seeds play an important role in food security but may also constitute continental sources of plant pests and diseases. Variations in national standards for…

Continue ReadingZambian seed companies setting pace in waste management
Read more about the article Prioritise rice production
AYUMU Takezaki with children in one of the rice fields in Samfya supported by JICA.

Prioritise rice production

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Business

ESTHER MSETEKA, Lusaka MINISTRY of Agriculture Permanent Secretary Songowayo Zyambo says there is need for rice stakeholders to enhance production of the crop to close the over 40,000 metric tonnes…

Continue ReadingPrioritise rice production
Read more about the article Crop, livestock staff revel in Chinese production techniques
AN EXPERT from China explains to participants of the overseas course in agricultural techniques the different types of mushrooms being grown at Jihai mushroom company near the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport.

Crop, livestock staff revel in Chinese production techniques

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Features

BENEDICT TEMBO, Lusaka
FELIX Syafunko, a livestock assistant in Isoka district in Muchinga Province, has just completed the Chinese government-sponsored overseas seminar on agricultural production techniques for Zambia 2019, a one-month course at the Zambia Agriculture Development Centre in Chongwe district. (more…)

Continue ReadingCrop, livestock staff revel in Chinese production techniques
Read more about the article Kawambwa Tea ups production
A TEA plantation at the ZAFFICO Tea estate, formerly Kawambwa Tea farm in Kawambwa district.

Kawambwa Tea ups production

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Business

NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola THE revival of Kawambwa Tea Company has enabled the firm to produce 30,000 metric tonnes of tea daily, Zambia Forest and Forestry Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) managing director…

Continue ReadingKawambwa Tea ups production