Zambia gets first fish feed plant to boost local aquaculture

Construction of a state of the art US$10 million fish feed plant in Siavonga in Zambia’s Southern Province, has been completed. It is the first plant of its kind in the country. Government has meanwhile called for more private sector investment in the aquaculture industry to increase fish production. “This…

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Farming in northern Zambia gets boost from social investor

Food security and agriculture in remote northern Zambia received a healthy boost thanks to a US$5 million investment by AgDevCo in the Katito Farming Enterprise near Mbala. Nigel Seabrook, AgDevCo Zambia Country Director, said regional food demand provides a huge opportunity for all players in the agricultural value chain in…

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Local agro producers on verge of breaking into export markets

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) says Zambian food manufacturers must up-scale production to enter lucrative export markets. This is as it emerged that Zambian exports to South Africa were unequal to that of imports from that country. ZIPAR research fellow Mwanda Phiri said local food producers…

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