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Hon.Dora Siliya MP
Minister of Agriculture
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.
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.
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
Created on Friday, 21 August 2015 11:54
By LINDA WAZILI
Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) Marketing and Public Relations Manager says, out of the 106,406.75 tonnes, 47000 tonnes of D-Compound fertiliser has been delivered to various districts in the country.
Changwe Mupeta Says that according to projection and requirements by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) complete delivery of D-compound fertiliserRead more: NCZ Distributes Inputs
Created on Monday, 24 August 2015 14:21
Zambian VP Inonge Wina calls on African governments to empower women smallholders
By NGIBO KAMPAKASA
Republican Vice President, Inonge Wina has called on African governments to enhance their efforts to empower female smallholder farmers through financialRead more: VP calls on Africa to empower women
Extension service delivery remains challenge in Zambia and in the long-run has slowed the access and adoption of new technologies by smallholder farmers.