Farmers pessimistic, but Zambian government wants smooth planting season

The Zambian government is going all out to ensure a smooth 2017/’18 planting season, despite many farmers getting despondent about delayed farming inputs. Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya at the weekend said government released K1 billion of K1.7 billion to activate electronic voucher (e-voucher) cards for the Farmer Input Support Programme…

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Marijuana farming: Medical Association asks for dialogue

The Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) has joined calls for the legalisation of the medical use of marijuana and the farming of the crop. This is a controversial position in a country where the majority of the citizens are Christian. ZMA President Dr Aaron Mujajati urged government and other stakeholders to…

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