Chinese Engineering Firm and Zambia Ink Agreement on Farming Project

China Railway Seventh Group on Tuesday [21 November 2017] signed an agreement with the Zambian government for the start of infrastructure development on a farming block situated in the northern part of the country. The signing of the 393-million-US dollar Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project for the 200,000 hectares of Kalungwishi Farm Block in Mporokoso district

Zambia Eyes Closer Agricultural Cooperation with China

Zambia’s favorable natural conditions for agricultural development and China’s cutting edge in capital, technology and experience present a great opportunity for the two countries to increase cooperation in the agricultural sector, a top Chinese official said on Thursday [3 August 2017]…Full Article: Xinhua Aug 2017 Key Points Approximately 500 Zambian agriculture specialist have been trained

Zambia Wants Chinese Investment in Its Agriculture Sector

Zambia’s Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has urged Chinese investors to tap into the potential of agricultural sector in the southern African country, saying an array of incentives are waiting for them. In a recent interview with Xinhua, Lubinda said Zambia has abundant arable land which has remained unexploited due to constraint funds and out-dated production

China-Africa Cotton Zambia Limited Purchases 11,000 MTs of Cotton

China-African Cotton Zambia, during the 2013 marketing season, purchased 11,000 tons of cotton at a cost of more than K26.4 million [US$4.3 million]. Company deputy general manager Ma Ningchao confirmed yesterday in Chipata that the company managed to purchase the commodity from the cotton farmers in Eastern Province during the marketing season…Full-text article: AllAfrica Nov

Zambia Hopes China will Invest More in the Local Manufacturing of Agricultural Equipment

A senior Zambian government official said on Thursday that more Chinese investment in the manufacturing of agricultural equipment will go a long way in boosting the southern African nation’s agricultural production. Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Permanent Secretary Siazongo Siakalenge told Xinhua in an interview that Zambia is in need of more companies to invest

Zambian Presidents Returns from State Visit and Announces China is Interested in Investing in Local Rice Production

President Michael Sata has announced that Chinese investors are interested in engaging in full-scale rice production in the wetlands of Western Province. The announcement was received with jubilation from residents that attended the President’s rally at Mitete Basic School in Lukulu District as it will steer development and create jobs in the province…Full-text article: AllAfrica