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    ProAgri BNZ 32

    NAMPO is back, and it is back with a bang! NAMPO is the biggest agricultural event in the Southern Hemisphere.It attracts major role players and decision makers into one proverbial room, to engage on the health of the agricultural sector in South Africa. This year, NAMPO is back after being halted for the past two […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 31

    Food supply coming up short Just when the Covid-19 pandemic begins to recede, Russia invades Ukraine, with ripple effects felt around the world. Global crises such as the war between Russia and Ukraine, climate change, and the Covid-19 pandemic have also brought to the fore the vulnerability of food production systems and the food supply […] More

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    Improving the sustainability of crop production Implements and machinery are one of the core elements of a farming operation. According to Lux Research, an international research company specialising in technology innovation, in its recently published annual outlook report, ‘Foresight 2021: Top emerging technologies to watch’, the prominence of new technologies in agriculture is an indication […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 30

    Farm to fork Farming, the beginning of the food chain The origin of food products is in agriculture. New technologies and methods have been developed to greatly increase the variety of agricultural inputs available to farmers and enhance the productivity of farming. Consequently, farmers have a dual responsibility: to supply primaryagricultural products with acceptable evels […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 29

    Rain brings hope to farmers A valid claim made by the Oxford Business Report is that agriculture remains one of the most important sectors in the economies of many countries across Africa. Agriculture accounts for 14% of total GDP in sub-Saharan Africa, and most of the continent’s population is employed by the sector. Agriculture currently […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 28

    2022 a new year, a year of hope … A new year has arrived. Our way of thinking has changed a lot throughout the past two years. This year, I believe, is a year of hope; hope to restore your fields, to build your herd and recover financially. That is what farmers are currently experiencing […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 71

    Finally, we have come to the end of yet another challenging year. This year tested farmers in Africa and yet we are constantly reminded of the poet, Robert Frost, who said: “In three words I can sum up everything that I’ve learned about life: it goes on!” Through the challenges we face, one thing is […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 27

    Finally, we have come to the end of yet another challenging year. This year tested farmers in Africa and yet we are constantly reminded of the poet, Robert Frost, who said: “In three words I can sum up everything that I’ve learned about life: it goes on!” Through the challenges we face, one thing is […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 70

    Dear readers of ProAgri Zambia, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the first edition of ProAgri Zambia for which I have acted as Editor. Having grown up on a farm and being a farmer myself, I have always been enthusiastic about writing and the agricultural sector – what an incredible opportunity and […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 26 – November 2021

    Dear readers of ProAgri BNZ, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the first edition of ProAgri BNZ for which I have acted as Editor. Having grown up on a farm and being a farmer myself, I have always been enthusiastic about writing and the agricultural sector – what an incredible opportunity and […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 69

    The emerging farmer is the future of agriculture in Africa. This is evident in the fact that the emerging farmers and small-scale farmers represent the largest segment in the African agricultural industry. These young people have a passion for agriculture and an entrepreneurial spirit that drives them. Like any other business, they have to start […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 25

    What is the difference between a good farmer and a great farmer?Many people only focus on being a successful farmer – that is to be able to pay the bills and wages, make investments for the future and manage to keep a profit. But what about the farmer that can tick all of these boxes, […] More

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