Aquaculture Development

By LINDA WAZILI

Aquaculture also known as Aqua-farming, refers to the breeding, rearing and

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Part of the Road being rehabilitated by S3P

By Mwewa Mwansa

George Mutenge, a farmer in Njelesani village in Mansa district, which is about 40 kilometres away from Mansa is saddened at the...

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HOMEMADE JUICE

By NGIBO KAMPAKASA

The Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) says it has embarked on addressing issues of vitamin A deficiency in the

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HAY MAKING

By BENTLEY CHALI

It is not uncommon to see dangerously malnourished cattle in some rural areas of the country during the dry season.

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BY PRISCA NYIRENDA.

For many years small scale farmers have bemoaned lack of market for their horticultural products.

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ORANGE MAIZE

By KAWAMA SANGA

Juliet Ngandu, a small scale farmer in Kasama district from Northern Province, has called on government to enhance the promotion of...

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POULTRY

By MWILA MANCHISHI

Poultry Association of Zambia Executive Manager Dominic Chanda has said the association does not expect...

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World Food Day

FOOD and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Country Representative to Zambia George Okech says there is need to devise schemes aimed at assisting poor communities to overcome...

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Nutrition & gender - Happy Mulolani

NUTRITION is one of the critical aspects that has become a centre of discussion following the various concerns that have arisen, as a result of...

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Conservation Methods

SESHEKE District Senior Agricultural Officer Roy Monde has advised farmers to use correct methods of Conservation Agricultural (CA) for food security to be realised at...

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AUTHORITIES in the Ministry of Agriculture in Choma have disclosed that 24, 332 farmers have been targeted to benefit under the e-voucher system under the Farmer...

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First 1000 Critical Days

THERE are various interventions that have been initiated to scale up nutrition levels in order to avoid stuntedness in both pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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By Vincent Chilikima - Muchinga

Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe has castigated the Department of Livestock in the province for failing to prevent tick borne diseases...

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Government has so far spent K604 Million towards the e-voucher Programme. And government has said it will blacklist all agro dealers that have formed cartels to inflate input...

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“We just burn these containers of pesticides or just throw them around like we throw away used bags of fertilizers,” observed Sydney Chileya a farmer in Luanshya.

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Harvestplus in partnership with Ministry of Agriculture has trained agricultural extension officers in Pro-Vitamin A Orange Maize with the view of reducing...

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SNAP 2016- 2020


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Africa Economic Outlook

By Friday Phiri, NAIS

Ahmedabad, India  

 Zambia’s economy is expected to grow by 4.2...

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By Friday Phiri, NAIS

Ahmedabad, India

23rd May 2017

The African...

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 Hon.Dora Siliya MP Minister of Agriculture I am happy that you are visiting the website for the Ministry of Agriculture. We have a lot of valuable information to help you in your endeavour whether you are farmer, agro- dealer, investor, or some body interested to know about our ministry and the agriculture sector. We are here to provide you with various agriculture services, please don't hesitate to contact us.

 

 
Hon.Dora Siliya MP
Minister of Agriculture 


 

Mission Statement

To facilitate and support the development of a sustainable, diversified and competitive agricultural sector that assures food and nutrition security, contributes to job creation and maximises the sector’s contribution to GDP.

 

Vision Statement

To be a committed, focused and proactive institution that provides quality agricultural goods and services which assures food and nutrition security, increased incomes and contribute to poverty reduction.

 

Objectives

Zambia’s total land area is 75 Million hectares (752,000 Km2), 58 percent (42 Million hectares) is classified as medium to high potential for agricultural production, with rainfall ranging between 800 mm to 1,400 mm annually. This is suitable for the production of a broad range of crops, fish, and livestock. To exploit this potential for agriculture development in order to achieve our vision and mission, the ministry has a number of policy objectives and measures

Luapula Expo 2017

Luapula Expo 2017 "Linking Investors to Luapula Province to unlock the Economic Potential"

Tender for the supply, delivery and installation of fish cages

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

 

MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND LIVESTOCK

 

Invitation for Bids (IFB)

 

TENDER NUMBER: MFL/MPC /0026/2017

TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY,  DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION OF ONE HUNDRED (100No.) FISH CAGES AT LAKE MWERU – WANTIPA AND BANGWEULU IN LUAPULA PROVINCE AND NALOLO IN WESTERN PROVINCE

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Latest News

Double cost of malnutrition: Africa losing 25 billion dollars annually—AfDB

By Friday Phiri, NAIS

Ahmedabad, India

23rd May 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the cost of malnutrition is too huge for Africa to ignore.

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Crop Forecast

National Food Balance for Zambia for the 2013/2014 Agricultural Marketing Season

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Publications


Ministrsy of Agriculture and Livestock Documents downloads section. Details

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Ministry of Agriculutre and Livestock, Mulungushi House, To locate us click here

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