Created on Saturday, 18 May 2013 17:36
The Farmer Input Support Programme and the Food Reserve Agency
The farmer input support programme has been under implementation since the 2002/2003 season. This programme was originally designed to address the then declining crop production, especially maize, following succession of droughts and flood seasons that the country had experienced.
Created on Saturday, 18 May 2013 17:27
18th May 2013 - PRESS STATEMENT
INVANSION OF THE LAWNS AT THE LEVY MWANAWASA STADIUM
BY SUSPECTED ARMYWORMS
There have been reports in both the public and private media about the invasion of the lawn by suspected armyworms at the Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola on the CopperbeltProvince.Read more: Levy Stadium Press Statement
Created on Saturday, 11 January 2014 21:59
The profile of agriculture products is wide. Some of the common crops grown in Zambia include:
maize; wheat; soya beans; ground nuts; cotton; tobacco; sunflower; sorghum; coffee; rice; cassava; sugar and horticulture.
There are other emerging products such as palm, jatropha and barley which some producers have ventured into but the pie chart below is a comprehensive overview of the crops as captured in the crop forecast . Livestock farming on the other hand includes: beef; poultry; dairy; pork and ruminants such as goats, sheep, rabbits etc. All these products reflect the huge potential for primary production and the resultant downstream processing that could be developed.Read more: Profile of Agriculture Commodities in Zambia
Created on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 05:41
By Margaret Chirwa & Michael Mwale
The members of New Kafue Multipurpose realize that they should not be liabilities but rather be assets to their organization by contributing responsibly for their cooperative to perform well. It is therefore prudent for some cooperative to emulate New Kafue Multipurpose for them to succeed.Read more: Kafue District Cooperative Society transforms lives
The proposed project supports the Government of Zambia to strengthen the resilience to climate change risks of vulnerable smallholder farmers in the country’s Agro-Ecological Regions I and II.Read more...