Eastern Zambia provides over 62,000 tons to food security

Despite the farming input distribution hiccups,  Zambia remains food secure with the country securing over 62, 000 metric tons of maize and soya beans during the just ended marketing season only in Eastern province, sharing the border with Malawi . The...

Agroecology, best remedy for Africa’s food insecurity’ – CSOs

Climate Change campaigners in Zambia have drafted a policy favoring a shift to agroecology against the traditional industrial agriculture practices that heighten climate change practices inimical to promoting and safeguarding food systems. A consortium of Civil...

‘Zambia misses CAADP Malabo Benchmarks’

Zambia risks failing to grow its agriculture sector and attain sustained food productivity and fight hunger for its 18+ population because of low budget allocation in recent years, contrasting the African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) benchmarks, an...

‘Transform food systems to fight hunger in Zambia’ expert

Zambia needs to harmonise systems in key economic and productive sectors to harmonise nutrition and attain ‘zero hunger’ as projected by 2030,  a food and nutrition expert says. Zambia lacks the interconnectivity in food production systems in agriculture,...

Zambia targets 1 mln farmers on fertiliser subsidy

To compensate for the 25% loss in maize and output of other crops last season, Zambia has maintained the number of beneficiaries of the fertilizer Support Programme in the 2022/23 season to bolster production, says agriculture minister Reuben Mtolo. Last year,...