AFMASS Southern Africa edition

AFMASS Southern Africa is the food & beverage and milling industry’s premium conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Southern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety […]

Zambia partners with USAID in commissioning first hybrid maize seed export to DRC

ZAMBIA – Zambian government in partnership with the South African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat and the USAID have commissioned the first hybrid maize seed export from Zambia to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This […]

USAID donates cold storage facility to Zambia Seed Control and Certification Institute

ZAMBIA – The USA government through USAID’s Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade Project, officially handed over a rebuilt cold storage facility to the Zambia Seed Control and Certification Institute, SCCI in Chilanga Southern […]

Zambian agribusiness firm to invest US$200m in a palm oil project

ZAMBIA – Consolidated Farming Limited, subsidiary of Sable group, will be investing US$200 million in setting up a large -scale palm oil processing industry in Luapula Province, Zambia. The investment will also cover a 10 […]

Zambian Breweries half year profits surge 40% on increased sales

ZAMBIA – Zambian Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of AB InBev, has reported 40 percent growth in profits after tax to K193 million (US$14.72m) in the half-year period ending June 2019, driven by increased sales. The […]

Zambian farmers oppose reintroduction of maize price control

ZAMBIA – The Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU), Zambia’s biggest farmer-lobby group is opposing efforts by the government to reintroduce price controls on maize. The sentiment comes on the heels of escalating maize prices in […]

Zambia forecast 16% decline in corn production to 2m tonnes

ZAMBIA – The Zambian government projects a 16% decline of corn in the 2019/20 production year to 2 million tonnes, due to drought that impacted the southern parts of the country Zambia in 2018/19 produced […]

AGCO to increase investment in Zambia’s Future Farm training facility

ZAMBIA – AGCO, a US based agriculture equipment firm, has said it will make a significant investment towards further development of the Future Farm training facility in Zambia. Speaking during the ground-breaking ceremony on the […]

US based Corteva Agriscience launches operations in Zambia

ZAMBIA – Corteva Agriscience, a United States based agriculture company, has officially launched its operation in Zambia as it seeks to expand into the African agriculture sector. Corteva, which supplies crop protection technologies and seeds […]

Zambian fish producer Yalelo secures US$10.5m funding to expand capacity

ZAMBIA – Yalelo Limited, one of the leading fish aquaculture companies in Zambia, has secured a US$10.5 million funding from Dutch development bank FMO, to increase its production capacity. Adam Taylor, the chief executive of […]