ZAMBIA MAINSTREAMING NUTRITION WITHIN LIVESTOCK KEEPING COMMUNITIES

The African Union declared 2022 the year of nutrition as one way to reiterate the need for the continent to address its challenges of hunger and nutrition. Malnutrition remains high on the continent and is a leading cause of death in children under the age of 5. At...

Food insecurity now a perennial threat

ZIMBABWE is set to import 400 000 metric tonnes (MT) of maize from Zambia and Malawi to be delivered this June to alleviate a food crisis in the country. This will cost the country at least US$120 million before haulage and other costs are considered. Total grain...

5000 Zambian farmers benefit from climate smart agriculture

The climate smart agriculture project in Zambia has begun to bear fruit with close to 5000 farmers in Mufumbwe district benefiting from tomatoes, green vegetables, egg plants, ginger, garlic, beans, groundnuts, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions and bananas produced...