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The FISP and the FRA

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.

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Levy Stadium Press Statement

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.

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Profile of Agriculture Commodities in Zambia

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.

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Kafue District Cooperative Society transforms lives

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.

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Plant Clinics

Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) with support from Centre for Agriculture and...

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Zambia Environmental and Social Management Plan : Strengthening climate resilience of agricultural livelihoods in Agro-Ecological Regions I and II in Zambia

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.

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Crop Forecast

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

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