Aquaculture Development

By LINDA WAZILI

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

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POST HARVEST HANDLING

By DIERRE SAKALA

Crop farming is the leading system of farming in Zambia currently. Whether

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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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FISP

By: Tina Lungu-Jere

Cabinet has finally approved the Pilot Electronic Voucher system for the 2015/2016 marketing season under the Fertilizer Input Support Programme...

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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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SLAZ Commended

Senior Chief Mbuluma of the Senga-Ludzi people of Luangwa District has commended the Small Livestock Association of Zambia (SLAZ) for working with Government in improving...

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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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Obama echoes Africa’s aspirations

As attention turns to Paris for the much-anticipated UN climate conference (COP21), US President Barack Obama has agreed with proponents of a pro-poor deal that ensures more...

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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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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

Aquaculture Development

By LINDA WAZILI

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

Read more: Aquaculture Development

Post-Harvest loses, an economic setback for rural farmers

By DIERRE SAKALA

Crop farming is the leading system of farming in Zambia currently. Whether

Read more: Post-Harvest loses, an economic setback for rural farmers

Latest News

World Food Day

The world Food Day in Lusaka- Zambia 

Date :  14th October, 2016

Venue: Mr. Eleman Mumba's Farm

           Mapepe- Chilanga District 

Crop Forecast

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

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World Food Day - 2016

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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