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January 23, 2023 / News

ESAFF Zambia Annual Report 2022

ESAFF Zambia continued to monitor the microeconomic fundamentals, their effect on public service delivery and poverty while advocating for appropriate policy...
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November 26, 2020 / News

Achieving food production

ZAMBIA’s successive maize bumper harvests indicate that the country has found sustainable ways to deal with common challenges that small-scale...
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August 17, 2020 / News

ESAFF Zambia Mourns Its Chairperson

ESAFF Zambia is mourning the pass on of Mr Kennedy Samujimu Chipoya who passed away on the 10th August 2020...
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June 23, 2020 / News

Monze smallholder farmers undergo training to improve their activities.

Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers Forum(ESAFF)Zambia Coordinator Henry Singili has observed the need to urgently build capacity among...
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June 14, 2020 / News

Zambia’s maize production goes up

Zambia recorded an increase in maize production in 2020 compared to 2019, figures released by the country's agriculture ministry showed...
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May 17, 2020 / News

Peasants’ food for thought

RESTRICTIONS on the export of maize are among reasons which have been cited for lack of incentives by farmers to...
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April 22, 2020 / News

GCF grants Zambia $2.1m for climate resilience

Zambia has received USD2.1 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for the development of a National Adaptation Plan...
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February 28, 2020 / News

Zambia on track with Malabo Declaration Implementation

ZAMBIA has made tremendous progress towards the implementation of the 2014 Malabo Declaration on accelerated agricultural growth and transformation for...
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December 18, 2019 / News

Zambia has enough Maize to last for the next 8 months-Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo says the country has sufficient stocks of maize to last a total of 8 months up...
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October 20, 2019 / News

KRI Zambia urges increased socio-economic decisions in agriculture sector

KRI ZAMBIA chief executive officer Frank Kayula says there is need to reduce political decisions and increase on socio-economic decisions...
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September 17, 2019 / News

Consider early planting of seeds-farmers urged

Farmers in the country have been encouraged to venture into early planting of seeds in the fourth coming 2019/2020 farming...
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August 24, 2019 / News

National Irrigation Giant Schemes

Momboshi, Lusitu and Musakashi are now household names synonymous with the irrigation subject in Zambia. This is because of the...
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August 17, 2019 / News

Zambia launches construction of US $26m Chiansi Irrigation Scheme

Zambia has launched the US $26m Chiansi Irrigation Scheme in Kafue District, 41KM south of Capital Lusaka in a move...
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August 10, 2019 / News

ZNFU in talks over farmers fund

THE Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) is in discussion with Government on the possibility of setting up a mechanisation fund...
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August 5, 2019 / News

More farmers to benefit from irrigation project

OVER 14,000 smallholder farmers will be able to produce various crops throughout the year through irrigation once the US$200 million...
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July 15, 2019 / News

Farmers to access inputs by 1st September for 2019/2020 season

Government has assured farmers that they will start accessing farming inputs on time on 1st September, 2019/2020 to enable them...
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July 8, 2019 / News

Time has come to transform the Agriculture sector for the benefit of Zambians-President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says time has come for Zambia to transform the agriculture sector for the benefit of the people....
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June 24, 2019 / News

A Zambian small scale woman farmer makes a case for Agroecology in Bonn

Mary Sakala, smallholder farmer leader from ESAFF-Zambia was formally invited by the United Nations to give a formal presentation at...
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May 27, 2019 / News

Yam – an alternative to maize dependence in Zambia

MAIZE has continued to be Zambia’s staple crop for many years. The crop has been a major source of food...
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April 29, 2019 / News

Farmer unity, a powerful influence on state policy

Co-ops hold the possibility of transforming the agricultural life and business of small-scale farmers across the region, but the farmers...
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April 25, 2019 / News

Greater integration of smallholder farmers

The European Union says it is looking forward to learning from smallholder farmers and agri-businesses, who are the main beneficiaries...
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April 25, 2019 / News

Plant drought resilient crops, farmers urged

Agriculture Permanent Secretary Songowayo Zyambo has urged farmers to plant crops that are drought resilient. Mr. Zyambo says the country...
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April 3, 2019 / News

Government has empowered 168 smallholder farmers with 453 herds of Boran Cattle in Muchinga Province

Government, through the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has empowered 168 smallholder farmers with 453 herds of Boran cattle-breed in...
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April 3, 2019 / News

President Lungu directs new agriculture PS to involve key stakeholders in agriculture

President Edgar Lungu has directed newly appointed Ministry of Agriculture permanent secretary Sangowayo Zyambo to break dependence on technocrats but...
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February 26, 2019 / News

Monze Town farmers praise govt for its support

Farmers in Namuseba area in Monze Town have praised government for supporting them with inputs under the Food Security Pack...
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August 29, 2018 / News

Strengthening Social Accountability and Oversight in Health and Agriculture in Southern Africa

ESAFF Zambia has been implementing ‘Strengthening Social Accountability and oversight’ in the agriculture sector in the districts of Mongu and...
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July 6, 2018 / News

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