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Farmers Appeal

By RUTH WITOLA

A Village Headman in Livingstone has called on government to consider sinking at least two boreholes in the area to enable farmers continue with their horticultural production.

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CBPP Disease

By BUTEMWA MWENDAFILUMBA  

The Department of Veterinary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock has donated 20 heifers to Sekute and Musokotwane chiefdoms in Kazungula district for sampling and to help with the eradication of the CBPP disease.

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Vegetable Processing Plant

BY PRISCA NYIRENDA.

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

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African Green Revolution Forum

By MWILA MANCHISHI AND NGIBO KAMPAKASA

Zambia Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI) plans to spend nearly US$1,000,000 on this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF).

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FISP Electronic Voucher System Approved

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 (FISP) for the Ministry of Agriculture and livestock. The Electronic Voucher system could not take off in the past four seasons due to a number of challenges.

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Conservation Plan

By MWILA MANCHISHI AND KAWAMA SANGA

The Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) has welcomed the National Strategic Action Plan (NSAP) for the conservation and sustainable use of Crop Wild Relatives (CWR).  

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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 orange maize which is rich in vitamin A in order to eliminate diseases caused by the deficiency of the vitamin in the country.

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TALKING NOTES - FISP E-VOUCHER

 I WISH TO WELCOME YOU ALL TO THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION SHARING EVENT.  THIS BREAKFAST MEETING HAS BEEN CALLED TO SHARE INFORMATION ON PROGRESS MADE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE E-VOUCHER SYSTEM FOR THE 2017/2018 AGRICULTURAL SEASON.

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