President Hakainde Hichilema has pledged to prioritize reviving and sustaining economic growth in order to ensure accelerated economic recovery in the country.
A Lusaka-based financial analyst says Zambia has not done enough in diversifying the economy from the mining sector and moving towards the agriculture
Severe hunger has been predicted by Chief Chitanda of the Lenje speaking people of Chibombo District in Central Province following the flooding of
The International Fund For Agriculture Development (IFAD) has announced that it will give k13.5 Million to Zambia to sustain rural communities affected
Agriculture is a huge contributor to the development and identity of Zambia. Its rich soils and favourable climate has provided a portal for the farming sector to acquire a large variety of crops to be farmed countrywide.
The Zambia Alliance for Women (ZAW) has called on government to provide an enabling environment that will assist women to positively
PARTICIPATORY Ecology Land Use Management (PELUM) has called on governments in developing countries to critically look into the plight of small scale farmers. Speaking at the just ended symposium for small scale farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa, PELUM Association chairperson Charles Nyakora Onyango said governments should aim to implement policies that will help farmers develop. He said small scale farmers have the potential to bring about development in rural areas.
THE agriculture sectors plays a critical role in the development process of the country and the improvement of the population’s livelihood, Vice president Inonge Wina has said. Ms. Wina was speaking at this year’s symposium for regional small scale farmers yesterday held under the theme ‘The African agriculture mirror reflecting small scale farmers, image.’
AGRICULTURE and Livestock minister Given Lubinda says changing climate is a threat to the agriculture sector and general household livelihood. Mr. Lubinda said this in a speech read on his behalf by Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock permanent secretary David Shamulenge during the official opening of a three day Climate Smart Agriculture Regional Policy Dialogue at Intercontinental Hotel to discuss adaptation and mitigation strategy to a changing climate.
Over 300, 000 Zambians have been left vulnerable to food insecurity because of last season’s partial drought, a government report says. The government through the office of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit undertook a vulnerability assessment study whose report also suggests among others measures such as food relief distribution and diversified food crop cultivation as credible measures to assist those in need.