“Zambia’s food security stable” – FEWSNET

Zambia’s food security is expected to remain stable, said the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET). According to FEWSNET, households will keep benefitting from lower staple food prices and adequate supply. “Food security in the country is generally expected to remain stable due to higher household food supply,” read the…

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Swopping crops to improve food production and water use

By suggesting and rearranging where and what type of crops farmers plant globally, scientists have calculated that crop production can be increased to feed an extra 825 million people. Scientists have calculated that global crop production can be increased to feed an extra 825 million people through rearranging the locations…

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Alternative planting options – consider indigenous crops for the new season

Current thinking asks that farmers look at the possibilities created by planting a more diverse range of crops by including indigenous crop lines. Africa’s indigenous crops have been largely neglected for decades, with exotic crops like maize being the dominant crops. According to Reliefweb, over 29 million people still suffered…

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Your library for fresh produce production

Need some advice and information on vegetable farming? Look no further, we compiled all of the fresh produce articles produced on Africanfarming.com  so far in this one post, so you can have all the information in one place. Horticulture: Grow vegetables in a tyre garden Creative and practical, South African musician…

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