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Posts tagged as “Maize”

Armyworm Devour 3,000 Hectares of Maize in Lufwanyama

[Times of Zambia] The armyworm has munched maize fields across 3,000 hectares in Lufwanyama on the Copperbelt affecting 6,500 farmers, area District Commissioner Justin Mwalikwa has said.

Erratic Maize Supply Triggers Poultry Feed Prices

[Times of Zambia] Poultry feed prices have continued to rise on the local market due to short supply of maize and the local currency depreciation, the Poultry Association of Zambia( PAZ) has said.

NGO Donates 100kg Maize Seed to Ndola Elderly Women

[Times of Zambia] SUPPORT Our Zambian Game Association (SOZAGA), a non governmental organisation, has donated 100 kg maize seeds to 20 elderly women farmers from Kabushi and Mushili townships in Ndola.

Army Worms Attack Maize Fields in Solwezi

[Zambia Reports] About 10 hectares of maize fields in Kalumbila District of North Western Province have been invaded by the fall Army Worms and stalk borer.

Maize Gate Scandal… Govt Has No Hand

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambian Government has distanced itself from direct or indirect involvement in the alleged Zambia-Malawi maize gate scandal, describing the accusations as mere falsehoods.

Govt Insists Malawi Maize Scandal Is a Private Affair

[Zambia Reports] Chief Government Kampamba Mulenga has distanced the Zambian authorities from the mega million dollar deal maize scandal in Malawi that has seen the dismissal of the Malawian Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda. United Progressive P...

Unpacking Maize Abundance in Zambia

[The Herald] There has been a direct effort to support Zambian food production by the European Union and undermine Zimbabwean agriculture through the strangling of the agricultural sector to give the impression that commercial farmers that moved are re...

Nawakwi Calls On Farmers to Grow More Maize for Export

[Times of Zambia] FORUM for Democratic Development (FDD) leader Edith Nawakwi has urged farmers to take advantage of the looming maize shortage in the region to grow more maize for export.

Copperbelt Maize Bran Prices Go Up

[Times of Zambia] Small scale millers on the Copperbelt have increased prices of maize bran by over 100 per cent due to the increased cost of production.

Zambia, DRC Agree Maize Supply Terms

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have agreed on terms to supply maize to that country from Zambian private entities, in a latest bid to stop smuggling.

Kitwe Maize Production to Go Up

[Times of Zambia] Kitwe district is projected to contribute more than 52,000 tonnes of maize grain to the national food basket this harvest season, an increase of about 7,000 tonnes from the previous season.

Luwingu Sees Maize Bumper Harvest

[Times of Zambia] LUWINGU District in Northern Province is this year expected to record a maize bumper harvest because of the timely distribution of farming inputs by the Government.

Govt Clarifies Maize Export Restriction

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT has clarified that it has not imposed a ban on maize meal exports to Zimbabwe but has just restricted exports in order to verify how much grain was available in the country.

Zambian Maize Flour Invades Malawi Market

[Malawi News Agency] As maize price on the country's liberalized market has almost tripled compared to government set price, Zambian maize flour has found its way onto the Malawi market and traders are raking in a fortune out of it.

FRA Thwarts Maize Smuggling Attempt

[Times of Zambia] The Food Reserve Agency has thwarted an attempt to smuggle maize worth thousands of Kwacha, to unknown destinations outside the country, in the process, police detained 11 suspects, including a key mastermind in breaking into warehous...

Maize Price Hike Must Be Contained

[The Herald] El Nino, a weather phenomenon which causes drought is affecting the whole of Southern Africa. According to reports, South Africa, the continent's largest maize producer has not received enough rains, the same as Zambia.

Maize Prices to Drop This Week

[Times of Zambia] Mealie-meal prices are before the end of this week expected to drop after Government last week entered into milling business to stabilise the cost of the commodity.