Green Party asks maize farmers to join lobby for legal cultivation of marijuana

Zambia’s Green Party is lobbying maize farmers to help legalise the cultivation of marijuana. “This year’s poor maize price merely goes to show that it’s a poor man’s crop,” party President Peter Sinkamba said in an interview with Africanfarming.com. The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is buying maize at K60/50kg, much…

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Marijuana farming: Debate rages on in Zambia

During the August elections, Zambia’s GREEN Party controversially campaigned for the legalisation of marijuana farming, as a cash crop, to boost Zambia’s much needed foreign exchange revenue. The elections are over, but the debate continues. “With a lot of arable land in Zambia, if government can legalise the farming of…

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