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13 July

Zambeef Unveils $100 Million Growth Plan Wheat harvesting at Zambeef’s Mpongwe Farms LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambeef Products has unveiled a US$100 million expansion plan that will double its Mpongwe Farms crop production while adding associated value and capacity to the company’s stockfeed, meat processing and retailing operations. The investment will ensure national food security and boost […]

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23 May

Building Industrial Economies in Africa through Mechanization of Agriculture Hakim Karim, Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL) manufacturing trainer, building threshers in Zambia in March 2020 In Kumasi, Ghana, a small group of young entrepreneurs, all in their early and mid-20s, are making agricultural mechanization available to farmers while at the same time building the Ghanian industrial […]

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03 July

Agrico Offers Precise Irrigation, Effortlessly in Zambia By Salim Dawood, ProAgri Zambia   Time is money. If you irrigate hundreds of hectares, frequent trips to and from pivots to manually switch them on and off, change their direction or regulate their water application, can take a lot of costly time and effort.     Philip […]

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02 July

A Partnership for Growth: AGR & AFAP combine forces to boost crop yields in Zambia An initiative, which involves a US$40 million fertilizer-revolving facility and another US$170 million for value addition is to be implemented in the Eastern, Northern, Western, Central, Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces under the first phase from the 1st July 2020. The initiative […]

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27 May

736 aquaculture projects in Zambia to get US$6.4m boost from government ZAMBIA – The government of Zambia through the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has approved 736 aquaculture project business loan applications valued at over K118.3 million, funded through the Aquaculture Seed Fund. The Aquaculture Seed Fund aims to boost aquaculture business investment in the country […]

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