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Zambia: Mpika farmers to get 150 dairy animals

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AS THE Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Fund (CEEC) embarks on industrial transformation strategy, over 60 livestock farmers in Mpika are expected to receive 150 dairy animals to boost the sector. Read More

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Maize reserves to be doubled, limit exports

Story from the Metro Business Standard 

Zambia will double its strategic maize reserves to 1 million tonnes and limit exports to keep prices of the staple food low as global grain prices surge, the minister of agriculture said.

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86th Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show

Theme: Building on Today’s Prosperity

Date: 2-Aug to 6 – Aug 2012

Location: Agricultural & Commercial Society of Zambia (SHOW GROUNDS)  opposite  Manda Hill Mall

The Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show is held once a year involving all sectors of the economy namely Livestock, Agricultural machinery and implements, Poultry and it’s products, Horticulture, Manufacturing, Industrial equipment, Motor vehicles, Plastics products, Trading, Financial services, Forestry and it’s products, Fishing e.t.c

The show provides an important platform to showcase Zambia’s products and also gives an opportunity for foreign businesses to promote their products on the Zambian market.

The first Show was held in 1919 and has since been held every year thereafter with the exeception of the years 1921,1941 to 1946 because of the first and second World Wars, and in 1966 as well due to Rhodesia’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence the previous November, which led to the occupation of a large part of the Showgrounds by the aircrew of the Royal Air Force.

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