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    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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    It is time to say farewell to a magnificent and trendsetting media company. I am leaving ProAgri to start at an online news platform in South Africa, who is launching an agricultural section. The past five and a half years as the editor of ProAgri Zambia was an opportunity I wish everyone with a passion […] More

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    Blueberries are labelled as a superfruit. This fleshy fruit is very popular in developed countries due to its appetising deep blue colour, unbelievable health benefits and the important nutrients it contains. It is low in calories but high in fibre, vitamin C and vitamin K, and has one of the highest antioxidant levels of the […] More

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    We are celebrating! Our mother magazine, ProAgri South Africa, turned 25 years this year. As one of her offspring, we are celebrating just as enthusiastically, and we shall continue to celebrate with a special edition in October when ProAgri Zambia turns five. ProAgri did a magnificent job in South Africa where we started a trend […] More

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    Cash is king, but our small-scale maize farmers are, in a strange way, a victim of that and it must stop. In a normal, healthy society where the free market and demand and supply dictate our behaviour, it is genuinely delightful for a farmer if his market can walk up to his door and offer […] More

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    Africa’s people need infrastructure as much as they need oxygen. Even today, with our modern technology, many people are literally dying because food, medicine and essential lifesustaining products cannot reach them in time. The reason for this is that roads and railroad tracks are either not there yet, dilapidated or inadequate for what they need […] More

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    We can finally kick off a new year. The after effects of the 2019 Southern African drought will remain for a long time and will stay in our memories. We can hope that 2020 will set us a better table to eat from. Access to cash for Zambian smallholder dairy farmers is one of the […] More

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    What can agriculture do for Zimbabwe in these dark days? We can bank on the idea that since food is one of the basic human needs, there will always be scope for food production, no matter the scale or circumstances. Let’s discuss a few scenarios. The worst case scenario is the total collapse of government […] More

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    The Botswana elections came and went without a stint of unrest. The Batswana should really be proud of the example they set to the rest of the continent. The BDP (Botswana Democratic Party) achieved a runaway victory, with two thirds of the seats in their pocket. This achievement, which was even bigger than in the […] More

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    We are on serious load shedding again. Since the beginning of the month, areas all over the country are taking turns to experience darkness and silence for up to six hours per day. Some places may even experience longer blackouts beyond the scheduled times, on short notice.   According to Zesco, the main reason for this […] More

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    The foot and mouth disease outbreak in Chisamba, in the exact area where the Agritech show was held, came as a huge shock and initially put a damper on the show. Many farmers were reluctant to attend, afraid to spread the virus from or to their farms. The livestock exhibition had to be cancelled and […] More

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    The foot and mouth disease outbreak in Chisamba, in the exact area where the Agritech show was held, came as a huge shock and initially put a damper on the show. Many farmers were reluctant to attend, afraid to spread the virus from or to their farms. The livestock exhibition had to be cancelled and […] More

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