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Malawi: Malawi calls for formal maize trade with Zambia as 3 million residents face hunger

Story from the Lusaka Times Website maize 1

Three million Malawians are expected to be hit with hunger this year following the poor rainfall received during the 2015/16 farming season. Read More

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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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