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Wednesday, June 10, 2020
South Africa, Zambia await second-largest corn crop
South Africa and Zambia are both expecting their second-largest corn harvests on record, Business Live reported.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Excessive corn demand threatens Zambia's food security
Zambians' excessive reliance on corn as the country's staple food is threatening food security, says Central Patriotic Front member of parliament Brian Mundubile to News Diggers!.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Zambia curbs corn smuggling
April 5, 2016 Zambia curbs corn smuggling Rampant smuggling of corn into neighbouring countries has led Zambian authorities to restrict the transport of the commodity. According to a report by the Zambia National Broadcasting Corp., Agricul ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Zambia to export excess corn after bumper harvest
October 15, 2014 Zambia to export excess corn after bumper harvest Zambia has decided to export excess corn of over 500,000 tonnes after a bumper harvest last season. The country's farmers produced over 3.3 million tonnes this year, helped ...
Friday, September 5, 2014
Zambia to buy more corn in 2014
Zambia will acquire more corn from local farmers this year, at a higher record than the 500,000 tonnes it usually keeps for strategic reserves, according to Wylbur Simuusa, the country's minister of agriculture. Simuusa added that the state ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
More costly corn may push up Zambia's poultry prices
Farmers in Zambia may be compelled to raise prices of poultry products due to the revised floor price for corn, up from US$0.011 to US$0.012, according to the Poultry Association of Zambia Farmers. Following the revised floor price by the g ...
Monday, October 14, 2013
Zambia's corn export rises
October 14, 2013 Zambia's corn export rises   With over 80,000 tonnes already exported to Tanzania and Zimbabwe, Zambia has continued to receive corn export orders from neighbouring countries. Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi, Burundi, Democratic ...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Cargill Zambia to purchase 80,000 tonnes of corn
August 13, 2013 Cargill Zambia to purchase 80,000 tonnes of corn     In this year's marketing season, Cargill Zambia has embarked on diversification and projects to buy about 80,000 tonnes of corn from small-holder farmers. The firm, which ...
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Syngenta to buy Zambian corn seed business
July 4, 2013 Syngenta to buy Zambian corn seed business   Press release     Syngenta will acquire MRI Seed Zambia Ltd and MRI Agro Ltd ("MRI"), a leading developer, producer and distributor of white corn seed in Zambia. The white corn marke ...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Zimbabwe to receive corn from Zambia soon
May 13, 2013 Zimbabwe to receive corn from Zambia soon Zimbabwe will soon receive part of the 150,000 tonnes of corn from Zambia ( http://), Zimbabwean news agency New Ziana quoted Zambian Vice President Guy Scott as saying. Zambia has agre ...
Friday, April 19, 2013
Zambia suspends export of corn and corn products
April 19, 2013 Zambia suspends export of corn and corn products Zambia has suspended the export of corn and its products until the status of the food security within the country has been verified. This is according to Zambian Agriculture an ...
Monday, December 31, 2012
Army worms hit Zambian corn fields
December 31, 2012 Army worms hit Zambian corn fields Following an outbreak of army worms, which recently destroyed crops in several districts of Southern Province, Zambia's corn harvest is under threat. According to provincial Permanent Sec ...
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Zambia halts corn exports to secure domestic supplies
December 27, 2012 Zambia halts corn exports to secure domestic supplies In order to secure sufficient domestic supplies, Zambia has suspended all exports of corn to other markets in the region. This is according to the country's agriculture ...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Zambia earns US$360 million from corn exports
December 10, 2012 Zambia earns US$360 million from corn exports As of September 2012, ZAMBIA has realised ZMK1.9 trillion (US$360 million) from corn exports. Agriculture and Livestock Minister Emmanuel Chenda informed the House that Governm ...
Monday, June 4, 2012
Zambia's corn price setting policy affects World Bank
June 4, 2012 Zambia's corn price setting policy affects World Bank The World Bank, saying this is affecting the sustainable development of the agriculture sector, has expressed concern at the Zambian government's decision to continue settin ...

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